Category: Village History

Posts about the history of Lound

Lound Enclosure Maps – 1778

The village has obtained images of two original “Sutton cum Lound Enclosure Maps”, dated 1778, from Nottinghamshire Archives. These show how the large mediaeval open fields, with their multitude of individual long, thin strips, were “enclosed” to form more efficient fields as we see today. To do this an Act of Parliament was needed specifically for the Parish of …

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Views of Lound Past & Present

Over the last 100 years, Town Street has changed from a sleepy North Nottinghamshire village to a very popular residential location. In that short time, many properties have been either demolished or altered to modern living standards. We now have the luxury of electricity, mains sewers, telephones and all the mod cons to make our life easier.

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Picture of the Week – Sutton and Lound School c 1930’s or 40’S

This photograph is taken from the archives. It depicts children on the road (Mattersey Road) outside the old school. How times have changed but there is a vehicle just visible in the back right hand corner. Click for a bigger image.

About Lound Village

Lound is a village in Nottinghamshire, England, four miles north of Retford. It has a population of around 500 people. The village is of Danish origin dating from the 8th century with a street running along the spine of the village. The oldest houses are tofts, which are endways on to the street, …

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