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Encyclopedia > Clifton, Nottinghamshire
Map sources for Clifton, Nottinghamshire at grid reference SK543348

Clifton is a village near Nottingham. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (1802x2589, 134 KB) Usage is: {{GBthumb|135|132|OV000000}} File links The following pages link to this file: Slough Rothwell, West Yorkshire Saltaire Shipley, West Yorkshire Slaithwaite Wallsend Inverurie Mersea Island Laugharne, Wales Tardebigge Hamble-le-Rice Sandgate, Kent Broadway, Worcestershire Brean Down User:RHaworth/sandbox... The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using latitude or longitude. ... Nottingham is a city located in Nottinghamshire, in the East Midlands of England. ...


Clifton Estate, Clifton Hall, and Clifton Hall Girl's Grammar School

The Clifton Estate was owned by the Clifton family (who resided at Clifton Hall). From 1958 until 1976 Clifton Hall was a girls school, Clifton Hall Girl's Grammar School. 1958 was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1976 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... In single-sex education, boys and girls are separated from each other in order to help them learn more effectively. ...


There were 2 buildings: the old Clifton Hall and a new building further up in the grounds. The Hall had some great rooms and was reputed to be haunted. The head teacher at the school when it first opened was Miss Heron; she died of cancer around 1970. She was succeeded by Miss Squire. 1970 was a common year starting on Thursday. ...


When the school finally closed in July 1976, a large model of a phoenix was burnt (the schools emblem) to signify the end of the school. The uniform was all purple, skirt, blazer, purple/yellow tie and a white blouse. On closing, the buildings became part of Nottingham Trent University. In 2004, they were up for sale for £500,000. 1976 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... The phoenix from the Aberdeen Bestiary. ... Arkwright Building Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is a university in Nottingham, England. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Nearby to the school is a cliff that overlooks the River Trent. It is said that a lady of the Clifton family jumped off the cliff and died when she was jilted by her lover. The River Trent is one of the major rivers of England. ...


External links

  • http://www.clifton-village.org.uk/

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Nottinghamshire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (215 words)
Nottinghamshire (abbreviated Notts) is an English county in the East Midlands, which borders South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire.
The districts of Nottinghamshire are Ashfield, Bassetlaw, Broxtowe, Gedling, Mansfield, Newark and Sherwood, and Rushcliffe.
Nottinghamshire is famous for its involvement with the legend of Robin Hood.
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