Clay Cross

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Coordinates: 53°09′49″N 1°24′46″W / 53.1637°N 1.4128°W / 53.1637; -1.4128

Clay Cross
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The Clock tower is used for adult education
Clay Cross is located in Derbyshire
Clay Cross
Clay Cross
 Clay Cross shown within Derbyshire
Population 8,573 
OS grid reference SK392631
Civil parish Clay Cross
District North East Derbyshire
Shire county Derbyshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district S45
Dialling code 01246
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament North East Derbyshire
List of places

Clay Cross is a former mining town in north east Derbyshire, England. It is six miles south of Chesterfield. It is the former Roman road Ryknield Street. Near by settlements are North Wingfield, Tupton, Pilsley, Ashover, and Tibshelf.