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Linby, Nottinghamshire

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Linby, Nottinghamshire

Linby is a small village in Nottinghamshire, the nearest town is Hucknall. The village grew up around the mills on the River Leen, from which Linby's name is derived. Small streams known as Linby Docks run on both sides of the main street. The church of St. Michael is much restored, but dates back to the 13th century. There are two crosses in the village - Top Cross, was originally medieval and Bottom Cross probably erected around 1660 to celebrate the restoration of King Charles II.
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK5351
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code0115

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

Lindeby ~ Lidebi

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

Linby, par. and vil. with ry. sta., in co. and 9 miles NW. of Nottingham, 1488 ac., pop. 320; P.O.

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