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Draycott, Derbyshire

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Draycott, Derbyshire

Draycott is a village in the Erewash district of Derbyshire, England. It lies around 6 miles east of Derby and 3 miles south-west of Long Eaton. Draycott is part of the civil parish of Draycott and Church Wilne. The meandering course of the River Derwent forms the southwestern boundary of the parish. The route of the Derby Canal can still be traced across the parish. Trains on the Midland Main Line pass through the village but Draycott railway station is now closed.
DistrictErewash
Post townDERBY
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK4433
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01332
Population3,500
 

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

Draycott and Church Wilne ~ Draicott

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

Draycott and Church Wilne, township (ry. sta. Draycott), Wilne par., S. Derbyshire, on river Derwent, 6½ miles SE. of Derby, 1451 ac., pop. 1015; P.O., T.O., called Draycott; contains Draycott House.

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