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Wessington, Derbyshire

This article is about the English village. For the city in South Dakota, United States. Wessington, South Dakota Wessington is a village in the English county of Derbyshire. It is in the North East Derbyshire district of the county. It is near to the town of Alfreton and the village of Brackenfield. The civil parish of Wessington is, along with Shirland and Higham, the most southerly parish in the district. It stands on the west side of the Amber Valley on the Alfreton to Matlock Road.
DistrictNorth East Derbyshire
Post townALFRETON
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK3757
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 Wessington, Derbyshire has been known in the past

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

Wessington, township, Crich par., Derbyshire, 3½ miles NW. of Alfreton, 973 ac., pop. 609.

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