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Swadlincote, Derbyshire

Review of Swadlincote by Martin on June 22nd, 2011
Swadlincote sits in the little bulge of Derbyshire between Burton-upon-Trent and Ashby-de-la-Zouch, a sizeable town with a manufacturing heritage, but surrounded by some fine countryside.

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