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Somercotes, Derbyshire

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Somercotes, Derbyshire

Somercotes is a village and Parish in the District of Amber Valley in the English county of Derbyshire, close to the border with Nottinghamshire. It is a former mining village and was once surrounded by more than five pits. It is now one of the fastest developing villages in the Amber Valley area, with several industrial estates, a retail park, and new housing developments. The village has numerous shops, pubs, food outlets and other businesses.
DistrictAmber Valley
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK4253
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01773

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

Somercotes, vil., Alfreton par., Derbyshire, 2 miles SE. of Alfreton; P.O.

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