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Thorney is a village and parish in the Newark Wapentake of Nottinghamshire, adjacent to the border with Lincolnshire. In 2011, the parish had a population of 248. The civil parish is adjacent to those of Wigsley, Kettlethorpe, Newton on Trent, Saxilby with Ingleby, Harby, North Clifton, South Clifton and Hardwick.
There are six listed buildings in Thorney.
The name "Thorney" means 'Enclosure of thorn-trees'. Thorney was recorded in the Domesday Book as Torneshaie. The ancient parish also includes the townships of Broadholme and Wigsley which became separate civil parishes in 1866. Iron Age, Bronze age and Roman settlements have been found. There was a Saxon settlement in around AD 500. In 1853 the manor belonged to Rev. Christopher Nevile but was previously owned by the Nevile family.
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