Home

British Place Names

A comprehensive online gazetteer

Home » Derbyshire » Chinley, Derbyshire - local map, administrative data, historical information and reader comments

Chinley, Derbyshire

Local area map loading...

Chinley, Derbyshire

Chinley is a rural village in High Peak Borough in Derbyshire, England, with a population of around 2000. Most of the civil parish is within the Peak District National Park. Before the coming of the railway, the area was economically dominated by agriculture and quarrying. Three textile mills were established in the valley during the 19th century. Nowadays most inhabitants commute out of the village to work; accessible centres of work include Stockport, Sheffield and Manchester.
DistrictHigh Peak
Post townHIGH PEAK
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK0482
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01663
Population2,145
 

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

Chinley Bugsworth and Brownside

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

Chinley, Bugsworth, and Brownside, township with ry. sta. (Chinley), Glossop par., N. Derbyshire, on SW. side of The Peak, 2½ miles NW. of Chapel-en-le-Frith, 3831 ac., pop. 1233; ½ mile S. of ry. sta. is Chinley Churn, eminence, 1493 ft. high; and to N. are the Chinley Hills.

Your comments about Chinley, Derbyshire

What do you know about Chinley, Derbyshire? Give us the benefit of your local knowledge and opinions here!

comments powered by Disqus