Bassetlaw


Bassetlaw

Infobox UK district
name = Bassetlaw District


status = District
region = East Midlands
admincounty = Nottinghamshire
area = Ranked 67th
637.86 km²
adminhq = Worksop
onscode = 37UC
population = Ranked English district rank|ONS=37UC
English district population|ONS=37UC
English district density|ONS=37UC / km²
ethnicity = 97.5% White
1.0% S.Asian
politics = Bassetlaw District Council
http://www.bassetlaw.gov.uk/
leadership = Leader & Cabinet
executive = English district control|ONS=37UC
mayor =
mp = John Mann,
Patrick Mercer
year = 2005

Bassetlaw is the northernmost district of Nottinghamshire, England, with a population according to the 2001 UK census of 107,713. The borough is predominantly rural, with two towns: Worksop, site of the borough offices, and Retford.

Other settlements in the borough include::Askham:Babworth, Beckingham, Bircotes, Blyth, Bole, Bothamsall:Carburton, Carlton-in-Lindrick, Clarborough, Clayworth, Cuckney:Darlton:East Drayton, East Markham, Eaton, Elkesley, Everton:Gamston, Gringley-on-the-Hill, Grove:Harworth, Hayton, Headon:Langold:Markham Moor, Mattersey, Milton, Misson, Misterton:Normanton-on-Trent, North Leverton-with-Habblesthorpe, North Wheatley:Oldcotes:Rampton, Ranby, Ranskill, Rhodesia, Rockley:Saundby, Scrooby, Shireoaks, South Leverton, Sutton cum Lound, Sturton le Steeple:Torworth, Treswell, Tuxford:West Drayton, West Markham, West Stockwith, Woodbeck

The district was formed on April 1, 1974 by the merger of the boroughs of Worksop and Retford and most of Worksop Rural District and most of Retford Rural District. It is named for the historic Bassetlaw wapentake of Nottinghamshire.

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