Thoroton's History of Nottinghamshire: Volume 1, Republished With Large Additions By John Throsby. Originally published by J Throsby, Nottingham, 1790.
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This was also the Bishop of Lincolne's, of the Soc of Newark, and paid the Tax for one Car. and an Half.
(fn. 1) The Knights Templars got some Interest here, and the Jury, 8 E. 1. found that the Master, had straitened the Passage of the water of Trent, with his Wears at Gretton Howe, so that Boats and other Vessels could not pass as they were wont, which was a great Nuisance, for which he was amerced, and the Sheriff had a Precept to enlarge it as it formerly had been at the costs of the said Master of the Templars, by View of the Jury.
(fn. 2) In Nomina Villar. 9 E. 2. Gretton and Mering answered for one Villa, and the Bishop of Lincoln, and the Heirs of John de Mering, were then the Lords.
THIS hamlet is larger than others hereabouts. It has a thatched chapel. The land is in the possession of several proprietors.