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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.
News & Announcements
In the early hours of Saturday morning a serious fire broke out in a house in Manor Close. Tragically Lynette Shaw died in the fire and her husband Kingsley is slowly recovering in hospital.
Lynette had been secretary of the Village Hall Committee and was at one time a member of WI. The Fire Service are visiting houses in the neighbouring area to offer support and guidance to local residents. Click here for your local Fire & Rescue
We are encouraging our community to download the what3words app on their phones in case they need to call 999.
Every 3m square has been assigned 3 words so that it makes it easier for services like the police or ambulance etc to find you as they can pick this up from your phone call.
The app is totally free to download and use, you can download it on iOS or Android.
You can find a full list of those services that accept what3words at the what3words link here. Your community could also use what3words to report incidents with organisations like National Grid, Network Rail and the Environmental Agency: ht
Please see the attached leaflet for information on how to use what3words.