The now -losed Holly Bush pub on the High Street
Linton Village is surrounded by The National Forest. It consists of a primary school, a convenience store with a post office, one pub, a chip shop with a Chinese takeaway, an antiques store, two churches, a village hall, community room called the brick room and Rickman’s Corner Community Hall. Bus services are provided to Swadlincote and Burton-on-Trent.
Linton Primary School is located on Main Street towards Linton Heath.
Many former fields to the south of the village are now wooded areas, forming part of the National Forest.
In Linton Leofric had two carucates of land to the geld. There is land for 12 oxen. It is waste. Scrubland one furlong long and a half broad. TRE it was worth 20 shillings.“
- "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadKeyFigures.do?a=7&b=11125629&c=Linton&d=16&e=62&g=6414881&i=1001x1003x1032x1004&o=362&m=0&r=1&s=1459086661391&enc=1. Retrieved 27 March 2016.
- Domesday Book: A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 2003. ISBN 0-14-143994-7 p.745
- Henry held a considerable number of manors including several in Derbyshire given to him by the King. These included obviously Linton, but also included lands in Cubley, Dalbury and Twyford.
- TRE in Latin is Tempore Regis Edwardi. This means in the time of King Edward before the Battle of Hastings.
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