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Clay Cross, Derbyshire

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Clay Cross, Derbyshire

Clay Cross is a former mining town and civil parish in the North East Derbyshire district of Derbyshire, England, about six miles south of Chesterfield. It is directly on the A61, the former Roman road Ryknield Street. Surrounding settlements include North Wingfield, Tupton, Pilsley and Ashover.
DistrictNorth East Derbyshire
Post townCHESTERFIELD
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK3963
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01246
Population8,573
 

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

Claycross ~ Claylane

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

Clay Cross, town with ry. sta., E. Derbyshire, 4½ m. S. of Chesterfield and 145 NW. of London, pop. 6879; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; a town of modern growth, the centre of a large coal and iron district. See CLAVLANE.

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