Greasley is both a township and a parish. The parish contains the hamlets of; Moor Green, Brinsley, Kimberley, Newthorpe, Watnall Chaworth and Watnall Cantelupe. The parish lies 137 miles north of London and 7 miles north-west of Nottingham. The parish covers just under 5,200 acres.
Moor Green is a hamlet 2.5 miles from Langley Mill station. It was formerly called "Greasley Moor Green", partly because the parish church was located here.
Newthorpe is a hamlet on the Erewash River. It is 1 mile south-west of Greasley church.
Watnall Chaworth and Watnall Cantelupe form one village in the parish.
Kimberley was split off as a separate parish in 1896.
If you are planning a visit:
- By automobile, take the M1 motorway to the A610 trunk road at roundabout 26 and turn west. At the second roundabout, just past Eastwood, turn north. You should be on the A608. Turn right on to Nottingham Road and follow that down into Greasley.
- Alternatively, by automobile, you can take the A6008 from the heart of Nottingham and follow it northwest to Greasley. You will have to turn on to the Derby Road (A610) for the last part of your journey.
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