"SCREVETON, a parish, with a village, in Bingham district, Notts; 2¾ miles N by W of Aslockton r. station, and 3½ N E of Bingham. Post-town, Bingham, under Nottingham. Acres, 1, 150. Real property, £2, 646. Pop., 241. Houses, 60. The manor belongs to Earl Manvers and T. B. T. Hildyard, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £252. Patron, T. D. Hall, Esq. The church is good, and has a Norman tower. There are chapels for Wesleyans and Primitive Methodists. Dr. Thoroton, the antiquary, was a native." [John Marius WILSON's "Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales," 1870-72]
Screveton is a village and a parish 120 miles north of London, 4 miles north-east of Bingham and 13 miles north-east of Nottingham city. The parish covers about 1110 acres.
If you are planning a visit:
By automobile, take the A52 trunk road east out of Nottingham or west out of Grantham. Turn north onto the Foss Way (A46 trunk road) and proceed about 4 miles. The village of Screveton will be on your right.
You can see pictures of Screveton which are provided by:
The War Memorial is a brass plaque on a wooden base mounted inside St. Wilfrid's Church. It commemorates the three men of Screveton who gave their lives in World War I.
There is also a War Memorial plaque on a standing stone just north of the village to honour the eleven men killed in a midair collision above Screveton. Bob DANYLEC has a photograph of this War Memorial on Geo-graph, taken in November, 2005.