Tag Archives: Derbyshire

Sandiacre

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Sandiacre” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Sandiacre is a town in the Borough of Erewash in Derbyshire, in the East Midlands region of England adjoining the border with Nottinghamshire. The name Sandiacre is usually thought to refer to a sandy acre, though another interpretation, based on Saint Diacre, is […]

Ripley

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Ripley Derbyshire” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Ripley is a town in the Amber Valley borough of Derbyshire, England. Not much information is available as to when Ripley was founded, but it existed at the time of the Domesday Book, when it was held by a man called Levenot. […]

New Mills

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”New Mills Derbyshire” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] New Mills is a town in Derbyshire, England approximately 8 miles (13 km) south-east of Stockport and 15 miles (24 km) from Manchester. It is sited at the confluence of the rivers Goyt and Sett, on the border of Cheshire. The town stands […]

Matlock

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Matlock” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Matlock is the county town of Derbyshire, England. Matlock is a gateway to the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site, which lies to its South. Matlock is situated at the south eastern edge of the Peak District, and forms part of the Sheffield […]

Heanor

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Heanor” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Heanor is a town in the Amber Valley district of Derbyshire in the East Midlands of England. It is 8 miles (13 km) northeast of Derby and forms part of the Nottingham Urban Area. According to the census of 2001 the town’s population was […]

Glossop

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Glossop” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Glossop is a market town within the Borough of High Peak in Derbyshire, England. It lies on the Glossop Brook, a tributary of the River Etherow, about 15 miles (24 km) east of the city of Manchester, 24 miles (39 km) west of the city […]

Dronfield

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Dronfield -Jeremy” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Dronfield is a town in North East Derbyshire in the North Midlands region of England. It comprises the three communities of Dronfield, Dronfield Woodhouse and Coal Aston. It is sited in the valley of the small River Drone, and lies between the […]

Darley Dale

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Darley Dale” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Darley Dale, also known simply as Darley, is a town and civil parish in Derbyshire, England, with a population of around 6,000. It lies north of Matlock, on the River Derwent and the A6 road. It is a commuter town for workers […]

Clay Cross

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Clay Cross” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Clay Cross is a former mining town and civil parish in the North East Derbyshire district of Derbyshire, England, about six miles south of Chesterfield. It is directly on the A61, the former Roman road Ryknield Street. Surrounding settlements include North Wingfield, […]

Chapel-en-le-Frith

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Chapel-en-le-Frith” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Chapel-en-le-Frith (/ˌtʃæpəl ˌɒn lə ˈfrɪθ/) is a small town in Derbyshire, England, on the edge of the Peak District near the border with Cheshire, 33 km (21 miles) from Manchester. Dubbed “The Capital of the Peak District”, the settlement was established by the Normans […]