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Bunny, Nottinghamshire

Bunny
Bunny is located in Nottinghamshire
Bunny
 Bunny shown within Nottinghamshire
Population 600 approx.
District Rushcliffe
Shire county Nottinghamshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NOTTINGHAM
Postcode district NG11
Dialling code 0115
Police Nottinghamshire
Fire Nottinghamshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Rushcliffe
List of places
UK
England
Nottinghamshire

Bunny is a village and civil parish in the Rushcliffe borough of Nottinghamshire, England. The parish has a population of around 600. It is on the A60 7 miles (11 km) south of Nottingham, south of Bradmore and north of Costock.

Contents

  • History 1
  • 20th and 21st century 2
  • Gallery 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

History

There has been a settlement on the site since

  • Bunny Village History Society

External links

  1. ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus. 1979. The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire. Harmondsworth: Penguin.
  2. ^ Hole, Christina (1949) English Sports and Pastimes. London: Batsford; p. 31
  3. ^ Hodgson, John; Laird, Francis Charles (1813). The Beauties of England and Wales, or, Delineations, topographical, historical, and descriptive, of each county. 12, part 1. London: Thomas Maiden. pp. 198–202. 

References

Gallery

The Hall was sold circa 1990, but remained unoccupied and had become semi-derelict by 2005. It was occupied and under restoration in 2006. A small section of the grounds now houses a new group of luxury homes.

20th and 21st century

Bunny, a straggling village on the high road, containing about sixty houses, and which seems to have been indebted principally for its origin to the ancient seat of Bunny Park Hall, once the property of the family of Parkyns, and now of their descendant Lord Rancliffe. This family have indeed been great benefactors factors to the village, as it contains a good school house and hospital, the former being close to the church yard gate and erected in 1700 for the poor children of Bunny and Bradmore; and the latter having four rooms for four poor widows, and endowed by Dame Anne Parkyns.

The following is an excerpt from a description of Bunny as published in 1813:[3]

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