Welcome to Costock Village
Costock is situated in the south of the Borough on the A60 Loughborough Road. The village is situated in an elevated position in the Nottinghamshire Wolds Character Area and is surrounded by arable and pasture land. The neighbouring village of East Leake is situated less than a mile to the west along Leake Road while just over a mile to the south along the A60, lies the village of Rempstone.
Costock’s historic core, bounded by Church Lane and Chapel Lane is very picturesque and has a genuine village feel with winding and secluded lanes, trees and high walls.
The church and Manor House stand close together, the latter being one of the most charming Elizabethan stone houses in Nottinghamshire. The church of St Giles on the other hand, has undergone major restoration in 1688, 1848 and 1862, though some of the original 14th century masonry, both internal and external, still remains.
The eastern part of the small Conservation Area is separated from the remainder by Loughborough Road which tends to detract from the balance and unity of the village.
The 7 Listed Buildings within the Conservation Area are somewhat dispersed. Highfields House (outside the Conservation Area), to the north of the village, bears the inscription “Sir T Parkyns AD 1729”. This was the dower house to Bunny Hall. (see Costock Appraisal and Management Plan)
News & Announcments
Costock Parish Council
Thursday May 2 will be election day in Costock if sufficient names are put forward to seek a seat on the local parish council.
The whole parish council as it stands currently will stand down as the seven members end their term of office in April and new councillors will come into office after May 2. If there are insufficient names put forward to make voting necessary, the names submitted will be considered elected. If more than seven names are put forward, an election will be held.
Rushcliffe Borough Council have made the necessary election packs available and completed papers have to be returned to them by 4pm on April 3. You can get a pack from the Clerk, Mike Elliott at 19 Main Street, Keyworth, Nottingham. NG12 5AA, call 0115 9376506 to advise the time you will pop in.
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