1986 SELSTON VILLAGE

   Selston village is quite large but  
 is separated into smaller units known 
 as greens. These consist of groups of 
 houses cut off from each other by     
 areas of grass. Some of the units     
 which are formed are: Dove Green      
 Barrows Green and the largest Selston 
 Green.                                
   St. Helen's church, on the edge of  
 Selston, has a square tower dating    
 back to the 15th. century. Each year  
 a special Tower Service is held on    
 the nearest Sunday to July 6th. at    
 which the vicar conducts the service  
 from the top of the church tower while
 the congregation gather below.        
   Selston is situated in the          
 Nottinghamshie/Derbyshire coalfield   
 and has a number of mines in the      
 immediate area. This provides a good  
 deal of employment. Another local     
 industry is  textiles.                
 

Map of the area

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