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Bilsthorpe is a village in the Newark and Sherwood district of Nottinghamshire, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 3,076. It is about five miles south of Ollerton, and near the junction of the A614 and A617. The village has 2 children's play-parks as well as a small sized duck-pond. It has also a members only fishing lake created from the remains of the old mines slag heap. The village's colliery closed in 1997 after 70 years in use.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Bilsthorpe, Nottinghamshire has been known in the past
Bilsthorpe, Nottinghamshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Bilsthorpe, par., N. Notts, in Sherwood Forest, 5 miles NW. of Southwell, 1572 ac., pop. 194.
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