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Greasley, Nottinghamshire

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Greasley, Nottinghamshire

Greasley is a parish north west of Nottingham in Nottinghamshire, England. Although it is thought there was once a village called Greasley, there is no settlement of that name today. The built up areas in the parish are Giltbrook, Moorgreen (often confused with Greasley), Newthorpe, Watnall and parts of Eastwood, Kimberley and Nuthall. There is also a small Hamlet known as Bog-End. In the 2001 UK Census the Parish had a total population of 10,467.
DistrictBroxtowe
Post townNOTTINGHAM
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK4947
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code0115
 

Other names by which Greasley, Nottinghamshire has been known in the past

Griselea

Greasley, Nottinghamshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Greasley, par. and vil. (ry. sta. Newthorpe and Greasley), in co. and 7 miles NW. of Nottingham, 7220 ac., pop. 8867; has remains of Greasley Castle.

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