Clowne, Derbyshire, S43 4LS
Date of visit: 1st April 2021
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Clowne is a town and civil parish in the Bolsover district of Derbyshire, England. The population at the 2001 Census was 7,447 increasing to 7,590 (and including Harlesthorpe) at the 2011 Census.
Clowne, originally Cloone, has been spelt in various ways over the last 1,000 years including, Cloune, Clone, Clowen, and most recently Clown. It was mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086. The names of the two railway stations in the town were spelled differently at different times: they both started as ’Clown’; one was renamed twice, firstly as ’Clown and Barlborough’ (no ’e’), then as Clowne and Barlborough; the other was renamed Clowne South. It has frequently been noted on lists of unusual place names.
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Location – Northing & Westing 53°16’42.1″N, 1°15’20.8″W
Location – Plus code: 9C5W7PHV+8M
Location – what3words: cope.prowling.outdoors
Location – Grid Reference SK 49720 75968
Location – OS X & Y: 375968, 449720
Location – Latitude & Longitude: 53.278366, -1.255795
Location – UK Postcode:. S43 4LS