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Old Whittington, Derbyshire

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Old Whittington, Derbyshire

Old Whittington is a village in Derbyshire and 2 miles north (and a suburb) of Chesterfield and is/ 10 miles south-east of Sheffield. The village lies on the River Rother. Population in 1901 was 9416. The parish church of St Bartholomew was restored after its destruction by fire, except for the tower and spire, in 1895. The town manufactured stoneware bottles, other earthenware and bricks. There were also coal mines and ironworks.
DistrictChesterfield
Post townCHESTERFIELD
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK3874
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01246
 

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