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South Normanton, Derbyshire

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South Normanton, Derbyshire

South Normanton is a medium-sized ex-mining village two miles east of Alfreton, Derbyshire and is approximately 510 feet above sea level at one of the highest points, near St. Michael and All Angels Parish Church near the middle of town The historic industries of the village were agriculture, stocking, spinning and mining. Normanton means ‘the farm of the north men’ or 'Northwegans'.
DistrictBolsover
Post townAlfreton
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK4456
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01773
Population8,035
 

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

Normanton ~ Normanton South

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

Normanton, South, par. and vil., Derbyshire, 2 miles NE. of Alfreton, 1934 ac., pop. 3205; P.O.

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