About Stanton

Stanton-on-the-Wolds is a small village, situated about 6 miles (10 km) south-east of Nottingham, just off the A606 Nottingham to Melton Mowbray road. It is bordered by several other villages, namely, Clipston-on-the-Wolds, Normanton-on-the-Wolds, Keyworth and Widmerpool.

Stanton has had various names: from Stanture of 1086, to Estanton in 1235, and Stanton Super Wold in 1240-80. It is said that in the late 18th century the village was devastated by a freak storm when huge hailstones smashed roofs and cottages, and this accounts for the absence of really old buildings.

Topics:

This section covers the following topics:

  • Amenities - describes Stanton Church, Keyworth Medical Practice and other amenities in and around the village.
  • Local Businesses - lists businesses that operate in Stanton
  • Footpaths - when complete, this page will list the local footpaths and rights of way
  • History - when complete, this page will describe some of Stanton's history
  • Photos of Stanton - a gallery of local photos