Place:Creswell, Derbyshire, England


TypeInhabited place
Coordinates53.267°N 1.2°W
Located inDerbyshire, England
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Creswell is a former mining village located in the Bolsover district of Derbyshire, England. Today it is best known for Creswell Crags and its model village. In September 1950 Creswell Colliery was the scene of one of the worst post-nationalisation mining disasters. Elmton Common is an area of allotments for the township of Creswell.

Local Government services are provided by Elmton-with-Creswell Parish Council, Bolsover District Council and Derbyshire County Council.

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