Category: Village History

Posts about the history of Lound

VE Day Celebration 2020

Lound came together on the 8th May at 3.00pm, even when forced apart by Covid – 19 lockdown, to remember the end of WW2 in Europe and mark 75 years since VE Day.

75th VE Day Celebration 2020



Lound Village and its History (year 986-1778)

History of Lound


Linghurst Lakes History

Linghurst Lakes History

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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Lound Village Street Party Celebrations In Pictures

The Queen’s 90th Birthday Party

Despite the rain, Lound’s residents and friends and family enjoyed the Street Party on the 12th June to celebrate the Queen’s 90th Birthday.

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Queen’s 90th Birthday 2016

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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