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Whaley Thorns, Derbyshire

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Whaley Thorns, Derbyshire

Whaley Thorns is a former colliery village in Bolsover (district), Derbyshire, close to the Nottinghamshire border. Whaley Thorns lies just north of Nether Langwith and Langwith, 1.5 miles south-east of Creswell, and west of Cuckney. The village takes its name from a dense wood, recorded on the first Ordnance Survey Maps. "Whaley" being Celtic for water/spring, referring to both the local springs, just to the north, and the river Poulter which lies only 200 yards to the south.
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK5371
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

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