Hucknall

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Hucknall
Hucknall Tram.jpg
Tram 212 at Hucknall in the first week of operation of modern trams (March 2004)
Hucknall is located in Nottinghamshire
Hucknall
Hucknall
Location within Nottinghamshire
Area7.913 km2 (3.055 sq mi)
Population32,107 (2011 census)[1]
• Density4,058/km2 (10,510/sq mi)
OS grid referenceSK 53434 49300
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townNottingham
Postcode districtNG15
Dialling code0115
PoliceNottinghamshire
FireNottinghamshire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
EU ParliamentEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Nottinghamshire
53°02′17″N 1°12′11″W / 53.038°N 1.203°W / 53.038; -1.203Coordinates: 53°02′17″N 1°12′11″W / 53.038°N 1.203°W / 53.038; -1.203

Hucknall, which used to be called Hucknall Torkard, is an English town near Nottingham. It is mostly a dormitory town for Nottingham. It is 11 km (7 mi) north of Nottingham.[2] It is the final resting place of Lord Byron, an English poet and Greek War of Independence leader,[3] and Ada Lovelace, a famous mathematician and programmer.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Brinkhoff, Thomas (7 July 2013). "Arnold (Nottinghamshire)". City Population. Retrieved 13 February 2016.
  2. Ordnance Survey website
  3. Pevsner, N. (1951) Nottinghamshire. Harmondsworth: Penguin; pp. 85–86
  4. St. Mary Magdelene parish church, accessed 25 September 2008.