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Tintwistle, Derbyshire

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Tintwistle, Derbyshire

Tintwistle /ˈtɪnsʊl/ is a village and civil parish in the High Peak district of the non-metropolitan county of Derbyshire, England. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 1,401. The village is just north of Glossop at the lower end of Longdendale Valley. Tintwistle, like nearby Crowden and Woodhead, lies within the historic county boundaries of Cheshire.
DistrictHigh Peak
Post townGLOSSOP
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSK0297
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01457
Population1,401 (2001 Census)
 

Other names by which Tintwistle, Derbyshire has been known in the past

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Tintwistle, Derbyshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Tintwistle, eccl. dist. and township, Mottram in Longen Dale par., Cheshire, on river Etherow, 5 miles E. of Stalybridge - dist., pop. 4245; township, 14,410 ac., pop. 3442; P.O.; contains part of Mossley.

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