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Blidworth, Nottinghamshire

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Blidworth, Nottinghamshire

Blidworth is a small village approximately five miles east of Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England. Its history can be traced back to the 10th century, although many of the current houses were built in the first half of the 20th century to provide housing for workers at Blidworth Colliery (1926-1989).
DistrictNewark and Sherwood & Mansfield
Post townMansfield
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK5956
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01623

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

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

Blidworth, par. and vil. with ry. sta., S. Notts, in Sherwood Forest, 5 miles SE. of Mansfield, 5897 ac., pop. 1109; P.O.

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