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Ault Hucknall, Derbyshire

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Ault Hucknall, Derbyshire

Ault Hucknall is a village, which gives its name to the surrounding civil parish, in the Bolsover district of Derbyshire, England. Local residents describe the settlement as the "smallest village in England", although as a village is not legally defined in England, this is not a provable claim – many would refer to it as a hamlet. The philosopher Thomas Hobbes was interred within Ault Hucknall’s St. John the Baptist Church following his death in 1679.
DistrictBolsover
Post townCHESTERFIELD
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK4665
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01246
 

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

Hault Hucknall ~ Hucknall ~ Hucknall Ault

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

Ault Hucknall, par., E. Derbyshire, 6½ miles SE. of Chesterfield, 4429 ac. (37 water), pop. 747.

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