Scotton is a village and parish on the River Eau. It lies 9 miles north-east of Gainsborough and 165 miles north of London. The parish of Scotter parish lies to the north, Laughton parish and Northorpe parish to the south. Prior to the mid nineteenth century, the parish covered about 3,900 acres and included the township of East Ferry. Since then, East Ferry has become its own parish.
The village lies east of the the A159 trunk road as it passes between Scunthorpe and Gainsborough. Tributaries of the small River Eau pass the village just north and south. If you are planning a visit:
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