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The southern part of the parish of Bolsover lies on the magnesian limestone plateau which forms the dominant element in the geology of the north-ea

There has been a parish church in Bolsover since the early 12th century.

Bolsover Castle was built in the 17th century but occupies a medieval site, at the western edge of the limestone plateau in the south-west corner o

When Domesday Book was compiled in 1086 the whole of the modern parish of Bolsover formed a single manor.

When Domesday Book was compiled in 1086 the whole of the modern parish of Bolsover formed a single manor.

Darley abbey was a house of Augustinian canons established in the early 12th century on the banks of the river Derwent a few miles north of Derby.

During the 12th and 13th centuries, as the population and economy of England expanded, a large number of new towns were laid out in most parts of t

´╗┐The manor of Bolsover