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Harworth, Nottinghamshire

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Harworth, Nottinghamshire

Harworth is a small town in the county of Nottinghamshire, in the Midlands of England in Bassetlaw district. It is approximately 8 miles north of Worksop. Together with its neighbour mining town of Bircotes, it forms the civil parish of Harworth and Bircotes, with a combined population of nearly 8,000 residents. The Harworth coal mine used to produce coal for the power stations on the River Trent. The Colliery was 'mothballed' in 2003.
DistrictBassetlaw
Post townDONCASTER
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK6191
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01302
 

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

Hareworde

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

Harworth, par. and vil., N. Notts, 2½ miles SW. of Bawtry, 4320 ac., pop. 549.

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