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Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

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Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

Mansfield is a town in Nottinghamshire, England. It is the main town in the Mansfield local government district and is a part of the Mansfield Urban Area. Surrounded by a pocket of steep hills within the Maun Valley, the town is around 12 miles north of Nottingham.
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK5361
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01623
Population99,600 (2011 Census)

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

Manfield ~ Mamesfeld ~ Memmesfed

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

Mansfield, market town and par., Notts, on river Maun, 16 miles N. of Nottingham and 137 miles NW. of London by rail, 7252 ac., pop. 13,653; 3 Banks, 2 newspapers. Market-day, Thursday, From coins and other relics found here, Mansfield is supposed to have been a Roman station. It is surrounded by the vestiges of Sherwood Forest. Silk and cotton mills, iron foundries, engine works, brick and tile works, and breweries, &c., give employment to the inhabitants. The cattle markets and corn markets are important.

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