"THOROTON, a parish in Bingham district, Notts; 2 miles N of Elton r. station, and 4½ NE by E of Bingham. Post town, Nottingham. Acres, 730. Real property, £1,168. Pop., 210. Houses, 43. T. Hall is the residence of G. Storer. The living is a vicarage annexed to Orston. The church is good." [John Marius WILSON's "Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales," 1870-72]
Thoroton is a small village, township, parochial chapelry and a parish on the north-west bank of the Smite River (or Rivulet). The village stands 4 miles north-east of Bingham, 9 miles south-west of Newark-on-Trent and 125 miles north of London.
If you are planning a visit:
Thoroton is north of the A52 and east of the A46 trunk roads. Take the A52 east out of Bingham and turn northeast at Aslocton.
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