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Linton, Derbyshire

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Linton, Derbyshire

Linton is a parish in South Derbyshire, England, 5 miles south east of Burton-on-Trent. Nearby settlements are Castle Gresley, Overseal, Rosliston, Cauldwell (pronounced "Cordal") and Botany Bay. The village has a Post Office and 2 pubs as at 2012 (another pub, the Square and Compass, closed in 2011). These are "The Red Lion" on Main Street and "The Holly Bush" on High Street which is the cream coloured building in the centre of the photograph on the right.
DistrictSouth Derbyshire
Post townSWADLINCOTE
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK2716
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 Linton, Derbyshire has been known in the past

Linctune

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

Linton, township and vil., Church Gresley par., Derbyshire, 4½ miles SE. of Burton-upon-Trent, pop. 1193; P.O.

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