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Combs, Derbyshire

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Combs, Derbyshire

Combs is a small village in Derbyshire, England within the Peak District National Park. 'Combs' is spoken to rhyme with 'looms'. There are some local residents who prefer the older pronunciation of Combs to rhyme with 'foams'. The village is bounded to the east, west and south by gritstone edges and moorland, the highest of which is Black Edge (507 m). To the north the embankment of the Buxton to Stockport railway separates it from Combs Reservoir.
DistrictHigh Peak
Post townHIGH PEAK
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK0478
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01298
Population100 [citation needed]

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