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Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire

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Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire

Chapel-en-le-Frith is a small town and civil parish in Derbyshire, England. Parts of the parish lie within the Peak District National Park, though the town itself is outside the Park boundary. Dubbed "The Capital of the Peak District", the settlement was established by the Normans in the 12th century, originally as a hunting lodge within the Forest of High Peak. This led to the French-derived name of Chapel-en-le-Frith ("Chapel in the forest").
DistrictHigh Peak
Post townHIGH PEAK
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK0580
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01298
Population8,821 (Parish)
 

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