https://southwellchurches.nottingham.ac.uk/holme-pierrepont/hhistory.phpSt Edmund’s Church, Holme Pierrepont was first mentioned in 1201. The church is situated on an island of raised gravel, which has proved significant as the River Trent has flooded many a time around the church.  ‘Holme’ is the Saxon word for island.

For a more extensive history of St Edmund’s follow this link Holme Pierrepont – History.