Place:Clowne, Derbyshire, England


Alt namesClownsource: Family History Library Catalog
Clunesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 68
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates53.3°N 1.267°W
Located inDerbyshire, England
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source: Family History Library Catalog

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Clowne (pronounced as Clown) is a village and civil parish in the Bolsover district of Derbyshire, England. It forms part of the Bolsover constituency. Clowne lies north east of Chesterfield and south west of Worksop. It is mentioned in the Domesday Book as Clune. The name is derived from the Celtic Clun for a river.

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