Somercotes is a village and parish in the District of Amber Valley close to the border with Nottinghamshire. Passenger rail service ceased in the 1960s.
"SUMMERCOTES, a hamlet in the parish of Alfreton, county Derby, 2 miles S. of Alfreton, near the Erewash canal.
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin HINSON ©2003]
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- John Marius WILSON's "Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1872" describes Somercotes:
SOMERCOTES, a village in Alfreton parish, Derby; 2 miles SE of Alfreton. It has a post-office under Alfreton, the church of Riddings, and two Methodist chapels.
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