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}}{{Quote|The chilly mist ''[...]'' drifted over a dirty river that wound between overgrown, rubbish-strewn banks. An immense chimney, relic of a disused mil, reared up, shadowy and ominous. There was no soun apart from the whisper of the black water and no sign of life apart from [[Fox near Spinner's End|a scrawny fox]] that had slunk down the bank to nose hopefully at some old fish-and-chip wrappings in the tall grass.|Description of the neighborhood in which Spinner's End is a street of.|Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince}}
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'''Cokeworth''' is a large town located in [[England]], [[Great Britain]]. It is a town with several streets of identical brick, terraced, houses. It is located near a dirty river, the bank of which is strewn with litter. There is a disused mill with a tall chimney in this town. [[Severus Snape]] lived in this town, on a street called [[Spinner's End]].<ref name="HBP2">''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]'' - Chapter 2 (''Spinner's End'')</ref> [[Lily Evans|Lily Potter]] and [[Petunia Dursley]] lived in walking distance from Spinner's End during their childhood, with [[Lily Evans's mother|their mother]] and [[Lily Evans's father|father]].<ref name="DH33">''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' - Chapter 33 (''The Prince's Tale'')</ref><ref name="pottermore">Identified in a [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tFbOmE2Xi88 YouTube video] of the [[Pottermore]] press conference on June 23, 2011</ref>
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'''Cokeworth''' is a large town located in [[England]], [[Great Britain]]. It is a town with several streets of identical brick, terraced, houses. It is located near a dirty river, the bank of which is strewn with litter. There is a disused mill with a tall chimney in this town.
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== History ==
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[[Severus Snape]] lived in this town, on a street called [[Spinner's End]].<ref name="HBP2">''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]'' - Chapter 2 (''Spinner's End'')</ref> [[Lily Evans|Lily Potter]] and [[Petunia Dursley]] lived in walking distance from Spinner's End during their childhood, with [[Lily Evans's mother|their mother]] and [[Lily Evans's father|father]].<ref name="DH33">''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' - Chapter 33 (''The Prince's Tale'')</ref><ref name="pottermore">Identified in a [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tFbOmE2Xi88 YouTube video] of the [[Pottermore]] press conference on June 23, 2011</ref>
   
 
The [[Railview Hotel]], where [[Harry Potter]] and the [[Dursley family|Dursleys]] stayed while attempting to outrun Harry's [[Hogwarts acceptance letter|letters]] from [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]] in [[1991]], is located on the outskirts of this city.<ref name="PS3">''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'' - Chapter 3 (''Letters From No One'')</ref>
 
The [[Railview Hotel]], where [[Harry Potter]] and the [[Dursley family|Dursleys]] stayed while attempting to outrun Harry's [[Hogwarts acceptance letter|letters]] from [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]] in [[1991]], is located on the outskirts of this city.<ref name="PS3">''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'' - Chapter 3 (''Letters From No One'')</ref>
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==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
*The name is an obvious reference to "Coketown", the fictional industrial centre in which [[Charles Dickens]]'s novel ''[[Wikipedia:Hard Times|Hard Times]]'' takes place.
 
*The name is an obvious reference to "Coketown", the fictional industrial centre in which [[Charles Dickens]]'s novel ''[[Wikipedia:Hard Times|Hard Times]]'' takes place.
*On the original script for the [[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (film)|film adaptation]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]'', this town is refered to as "Mill Town".<ref name="script">Identified on the [http://warnerbros2009.warnerbros.com/assets/screenplays/hpathbp_screenplay.pdf ''Half-Blood Prince'' script] released on the [http://warnerbros2009.warnerbros.com/#/movies/harrypotter/foryourconsideration/ Warner Bros. Awards website]</ref>
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*On the original script for the [[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (film)|film adaptation]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]'', this town is referred to as "Mill Town".<ref name="script">Identified on the [http://warnerbros2009.warnerbros.com/assets/screenplays/hpathbp_screenplay.pdf ''Half-Blood Prince'' script] released on the [http://warnerbros2009.warnerbros.com/#/movies/harrypotter/foryourconsideration/ Warner Bros. Awards website]</ref>
*At the press conference for the unveiling of [[Pottermore]], a preview of the website showed new information about the Dursleys from J.K. Rowling. According to the preview, the Evans lived in Cokeworth,<ref name="pottermore">Identified in a [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tFbOmE2Xi88 YouTube video] of the [[Pottermore]] press conference on June 23, 2011</ref> making this the city where [[Spinner's End]] was located.
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*At the press conference for the unveiling of [[Pottermore]], a preview of the website showed new information about the Dursleys from J.K. Rowling. According to the preview, the Evans lived in Cokeworth,<ref name="pottermore" /> making this the city where [[Spinner's End]] was located.
   
 
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"The chilly mist [...] drifted over a dirty river that wound between overgrown, rubbish-strewn banks. An immense chimney, relic of a disused mil, reared up, shadowy and ominous. There was no sounds apart from the whisper of the black water and no sign of life apart from a scrawny fox that had slunk down the bank to nose hopefully at some old fish-and-chip wrappings in the tall grass."
—Description of the neighborhood in which Spinner's End is a street of.[src]

Cokeworth is a large town located in England, Great Britain. It is a town with several streets of identical brick, terraced, houses. It is located near a dirty river, the bank of which is strewn with litter. There is a disused mill with a tall chimney in this town.

History Edit

Severus Snape lived in this town, on a street called Spinner's End.[1] Lily Potter and Petunia Dursley lived in walking distance from Spinner's End during their childhood, with their mother and father.[2][3]

The Railview Hotel, where Harry Potter and the Dursleys stayed while attempting to outrun Harry's letters from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in 1991, is located on the outskirts of this city.[4]

Behind the scenesEdit

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - Chapter 2 (Spinner's End)
  2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Chapter 33 (The Prince's Tale)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Identified in a YouTube video of the Pottermore press conference on June 23, 2011
  4. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Chapter 3 (Letters From No One)
  5. Identified on the Half-Blood Prince script released on the Warner Bros. Awards website

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