A632 road

The A632 is a major road in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, England. It starts in Matlock (53°08′05″N 1°32′55″W / 53.1347°N 1.5485°W) and joins the town with Chesterfield. From there, it goes through Bolsover and then onto the A616 at the village of Cuckney (53°14′01″N 1°09′15″W / 53.2336°N 1.1543°W).

Coordinates: 53°14′00″N 1°24′42″W / 53.2334°N 1.4116°W

A632 Matlock to Chesterfield road
View looking downhill towards Slatepit Dale and with Chesterfield visible in the distance.
Arkwright Town

For the settlement with a similar name in the USA see Arkwright, New York. The settlement is in the Sutton cum Duckmanton civil parish.Arkwright Town, commonly referred to as Arkwright, is a settlement in North East Derbyshire, England that is notable for having moved its location in the early 1990s. Despite its name, the settlement has no official town status.

Located between Chesterfield and Bolsover on the A632 road it was formerly a coal mining village. Arkwright Colliery closed in 1988 and it was then discovered that the community was threatened by emissions of methane gas that caused some of its houses to be evacuated. The whole settlement was owned by British Coal and a decision was taken, along with Derbyshire County Council, to transfer ownership of the 52 properties to a housing trust, construct a new settlement of 56 properties to the north of the site affected by methane, and move all the residents. Construction was completed by 1995 when the old Arkwright Town was demolished. Part of the deal with British Coal included the use of open cast mining on a 100-acre site which began in November 1993 and continued for some years.A new nature walk was established in 2010 using the uninhabitable waste land that was once used as a railway line.

Langwith, Derbyshire

Langwith is a close group of six villages crossing the Derbyshire-Nottinghamshire border, on the River Poulter only about two miles from Warsop, and about four miles from Bolsover, on the A632 road, south of Whaley Thorns. The population is listed under the Nottinghamshire civil parish of Nether Langwith.

These consist of Langwith, Langwith Maltings, Nether Langwith, Upper Langwith, Langwith Bassett and Langwith Junction..

Nether Langwith

Etymology "Nether" is Saxon/Old German for Lower, "Lang" meaning long, and "with" is Old Norse vīōr wood

Langwith lies just west in the district of Bolsover, Derbyshire, from Nether Langwith, in fact the two villages adjoin. Apart from a row of shops and houses wedged between the North side of the A632 and the river Poulter, the villages have 2 public houses, the Gate Hotel & the Jug and Glass. The entire village is not a post-Second World War council estate; in fact, it is quite a quaint village surrounded by countryside and the majority of houses are privately owned.

Langwith Maltings This part of the village is separated from Langwith and Nether Langwith, by a railway, the Doncaster-Nottingham line, to-day's Robin Hood line. The village was first established following the opening of a railway station here, which was the only to serve this community of villages. This closed as part of the Dr Beeching closures of the 1960s. In the 1950s, the area site next to the railway station was developed into a council Estate, referred to as Dale Close. The Robin Hood line reopened the original with services between Nottingham and Worksop..

Etymology for Langwith see Nether Langwith, "Maltings", refers to the Malt House which existed here in operation, up until its closure and subsequent demolition in 1993.

Upper Langwith is a small village straddling the A632, at a fork for Langwith Junction and Bolsover, in Bolsover (district). The village is home to the Devonshire Arms pub, a mediaeval parish church and two manor houses.

Nether Langwith is also home to the man who got struck by lightning twice and survived to tell his story. Just a few years later on 25 October 2011, the village was struck by lightning for a third time, which managed to cause fire to a house on Wellfit Grove, near the Jug and Glass.


Shirebrook is a town in the Bolsover district of north-east Derbyshire on the border with Nottinghamshire, England. it had a population of 13,300 in 2001, reducing to 9,760 at the 2011 Census. It is on the B6407, and close to the A632 road, between Mansfield and Bolsover.

The town is served by Shirebrook railway station, on the Robin Hood Line.

Spital, Derbyshire

Spital is a small suburb in the town of Chesterfield and is situated towards the east of the town. The main road here is Spital Lane. With new estates being built, businesses include the Co-op, formerly the Spital Hotel and Willbond. Spital also had a park and cemetery.

Notable people from Spital include Music producer and record label owner Adam Bennett.

A roads in Zone 6 of the Great Britain road numbering scheme

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