Bawtry shown within South Yorkshire
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Bawtry is a small market town which lies at the point where the Great North Road crosses the River Idle in South Yorkshire, England. Divisions and environs South Yorkshire is divided into four local government districts they are the City of Sheffield, the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using Latitude and Longitude The districts of England are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government Doncaster is a large town in South Yorkshire, England and the principal settlement of the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster. 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This is a list of the 646 constituencies currently represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, as at the 2005 general election Don Valley is a parliamentary constituency, which returns one Member of Parliament (MP to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom A Gazetteer of place names in the United Kingdom showing each place's County, Unitary authority or council area and its geographical coordinates List of places --> List of cities in the United Kingdom List of towns in England Lists of places This is a list of cities, Towns and Villages in the historic English county of Yorkshire. A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. The River Idle is a River in Nottinghamshire, England. Its source is the confluence of the River Maun and River Meden, near Divisions and environs South Yorkshire is divided into four local government districts they are the City of Sheffield, the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland The name comes from the Anglo-Saxon, and means 'Balda's tree'. It is located in the metropolitan borough of Doncaster on the border with Nottinghamshire, and is situated between Bircotes and Misson at the conjunction of the A614, A631 and A638 roads. The Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster is a Metropolitan borough of South Yorkshire in Yorkshire and the Humber Region of England. Nottinghamshire (abbreviated Notts) is an English county in the East Midlands, which borders South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire Bircotes is a mining Village in the Bassetlaw district of Nottinghamshire, on the border with the metropolitan borough of Doncaster Misson is a village in Nottinghamshire, England. It is located 12 miles north of Retford The A614 is a main road in England running through the counties of Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire. The A631 is a road running from Sheffield, South Yorkshire to Louth, Lincolnshire in England The A638 is a main road in England that runs between Nottinghamshire and West Yorkshire. The county boundary with Nottinghamshire runs just to the south of the town and for this reason the southern most house on the Great North Road is named 'Number One Yorkshire'. Nottinghamshire (abbreviated Notts) is an English county in the East Midlands, which borders South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire
Bawtry's geographical location is 53° 25' 40" North, 1° 1' West, at an elevation of around 20 metres above sea level. The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International Mean sea level (MSL is the average (mean height of the Sea, with reference to a suitable reference surface
The town is located just south of Robin Hood Airport, formerly RAF Finningley, and was home to the RAF's No. Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield is an international Airport located at the former RAF Finningley airbase in Finningley, South Yorkshire RAF Finningley was a Royal Air Force station near Doncaster, South Yorkshire, partly within the traditional county boundaries of Nottinghamshire 1 Group Bomber Command Headquarters at Bawtry Hall (see RAF Bawtry). RAF Bawtry was located at Bawtry Hall in Bawtry and was No 1 Group RAF Bomber Command Headquarters and administration unit during and following WWII Since 1989 Bawtry Hall has operated as a Christian conference centre (70 beds) and a base for several Christian organisations (see ).
Bawtry was originally a Roman settlement located on Ermine Street between Doncaster and Lincoln. Roman Britain refers to those parts of the island of Great Britain controlled by the Roman Empire between AD 43 and 410 Ermine Street should not be confused with Ermin Street, the road from Silchester to Gloucester. Doncaster is a large town in South Yorkshire, England and the principal settlement of the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster. Lincoln (ˈlɪŋkən is a Cathedral city and County town of Lincolnshire, England.
In 616 AD, the Anglo-Saxon King Aethelfrith met his end in battle against Raedwald King of East Anglia at Bawtry on the River Idle. Æthelfrith (died c 616 was King of Bernicia from c 593 until c Rædwald, son of Tytila, was King of the East Angles from c 600 AD until his death in c 624 AD The site lies close to the present borders of Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire; in Aethelfrith's time this area lay on the southern reaches of Northumbria, a dangerous marshy region close to the border with Lindsey and easily accessible from the East Anglian kingdom.
During the 12th century Bawtry was the regional centre for commerce and a river port as late as the nineteenth century. Bawtry has a school called Bawtry Mayflower named after the Mayflower ship that was led by William Bradford who was leader of the Pilgrims who first settled in Plymouth Colony in the Americas. William Bradford ( March 19, 1590 – May 9, 1657) was a leader of the separatist settlers of the Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts Bradford lived at Scrooby close by to Bawtry. Scrooby is a small Village, on the River Ryton and near Bawtry, in the northern part of the English county of Nottinghamshire
The White Hart on Swan Street is the oldest pub in Bawtry dating back to 1689.