|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Dialling code||01246/ 01623/ 01773/ 01909|
Its population in 2001 was 11,291.
Bolsover is mentioned in Domesday Book, where it is described as the property of William Peverel (or "Peveril"). The description refers to the villans (villains), the ploughs, 8 acres of meadow, and woodland pasture, which is given as two leagues by a league.
The present castle was erected in 1613.
The district of Bolsover is notable for four sites of historical importance: Bolsover Castle, the cave art at Creswell Crags, the houses of Creswell Model Village and the Horror Story Museum. The major work of the area used to be coal mining.
Notable people to come from Bolsover include:
- Kristian Quinn, author of the famous book 'Horror Story'
- Quinnybinny, screams alot
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