| Share
 

Southwell

Southwell (sŭħˈəl, southˈəl) [key], town (1991 pop. 61,200), Nottinghamshire, central England. It includes the small civil parish of Southwell, which since 1884 has been the cathedral town of Nottinghamshire. Charles I surrendered to the Scottish commissioners at the King's Arms (now Saracen's Head) Inn in 1646. The cathedral, begun c.1110, is on the site of a church said to have been founded in the 7th cent.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

More on Southwell from Infoplease:

See more Encyclopedia articles on: British and Irish Political Geography


Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring