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Bretby, Derbyshire

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Bretby, Derbyshire

Bretby is a village in the south of Derbyshire, England, north of Swadlincote and east of Burton upon Trent, on the border between Derbyshire and Staffordshire. The name means "dwelling place of Britons". There is a secondary settlement known as Stanhope Bretby - this was the site of a colliery.
DistrictSouth Derbyshire
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK2923
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

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

Bradby ~ Bretebi

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