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Bilsthorpe, Nottinghamshire

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Bilsthorpe, Nottinghamshire

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.
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK6460
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire

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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