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Rosliston, Derbyshire

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Rosliston, Derbyshire

Rosliston is a small village in South Derbyshire, England close to the county boundaries of Leicestershire and Staffordshire. It is within The National Forest and just outside the village is the Rosliston Forestry Centre. The two village pubs are called "The Bulls Head " and "The Plough Inn". The manor belonged to Earl Algar, son of Earl Leofric and Countess (Lady) Godiva.
DistrictSouth Derbyshire
Post townSWADLINCOTE
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK2416
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
 

Other names by which Rosliston, Derbyshire has been known in the past

Redlauestun

Rosliston, Derbyshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Rosliston, par. and vil., Derbyshire, 4½ miles SW. of Burton on Trent, 1197 ac., pop. 459.

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