Place:Harworth, Nottinghamshire, England

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NameHarworth
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Located inNottinghamshire, England
See alsoBassetlaw Wapentake, Nottinghamshire, EnglandWapentake in which the place was located
Blyth and Cuckney Rural, Nottinghamshire, Englandrural district 1894-1925
Worksop Rural, Nottinghamshire, Englandrural district 1935-1974
Bassetlaw District, Nottinghamshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
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Harworth is a small town in the county of Nottinghamshire, East Midlands of England, United Kingdom. It is approximately north of Worksop. Together with its neighbour mining town of Bircotes, it forms the civil parish of Harworth and Bircotes, with a combined population of nearly 8,000 residents. The settlements are part of the modern district of Bassetlaw - two districts combined (the district of Worksop and the district of retford).

The Harworth coal mine used to produce coal for the power stations on the River Trent. The Colliery was 'mothballed' in 2003.

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