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Troway
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Troway
Location within Derbyshire
Population200 
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Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town DRONFIELD
Postcode district S18
Dialling code 01246
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53°18′36″N1°24′32″W / 53.310°N 1.409°W / 53.310; -1.409 Coordinates: 53°18′36″N1°24′32″W / 53.310°N 1.409°W / 53.310; -1.409

Troway ( /ˈtrɪ/ ) is a village in North East Derbyshire, England. Population details are included in the civil parish of Eckington. [1]

The village is located in Moss Valley, on both banks of the Troway Brook and its tributary the Vale Brook. The Troway Brook flows into The Moss near the hamlets of Birley Hay and Ford. In 2007, some major damage to houses in Troway was caused after the Troway Brook burst its banks. [2] [3]

The village is located 2.2 miles (3.5 km) West of Eckington, 2 miles (3.2 km) East of Coal Aston, and 2.5 miles (4.0 km) South of Gleadless.

Troway used to be home to small quarries, but they closed several years ago[ citation needed ]. Most people who live in Troway now work in Sheffield [ citation needed ].

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