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Clowne, Derbyshire

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Clowne, Derbyshire

Clowne (pronounced as Clown) is a village and civil parish in the Bolsover district of Derbyshire, England. It forms part of the Bolsover constituency. Clowne lies 9 miles north east of Chesterfield and 7 miles south west of Worksop. It is mentioned in the Domesday Book as Clune. The name is derived from the Celtic Clun for a river.
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK4975
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01246

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

Clown ~ Clune

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

Clown, par., E. Derbyshire, 8 miles NE. of Chesterfield, 1922 ac., pop. 1812; P.O.

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