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Pinxton, Derbyshire

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Pinxton, Derbyshire

Pinxton is a village on the eastern boundary of Derbyshire in the Bolsover district, England. In Anglo-Saxon times it was a small agricultural community, thought to have been recorded in the Domesday Book as "Esnotrewic. " It is also thought that it was known as "Snodeswic," given by Wulfric Spott to Burton Abbey. In Norman times, along with a number of other manors, it was under the control of William Peveril, for whom it was held by Drogo fitz Pons.
DistrictBolsover
Post townNottingham
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK4554
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
Population7,500
 

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

Pinxton, vil. with ry. sta. (Pinxton and Selston), Derbyshire, and par., partly also in Notts - par., 1253 ac., pop. 2317; vil., 3 miles E. of Alfreton; P.O.

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