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Earl Sterndale, Derbyshire

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Earl Sterndale, Derbyshire

Earl Sterndale is a village in the Upper Dove Valley in the Peak District, Derbyshire, England, situated near the River Dove, 5 miles south of Buxton, and 8 miles west of Bakewell. It sits 1,100 feet above sea level. The farms surrounding the village were medieval monastic granges in the care of the monks of Basingwerk Abbey. The village church, dedicated to St Michael, was built in 1828 on the site of an ancient chapel.
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK0967
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire

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

Sterndale ~ Sterndale Earl

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

Sterndale, Earl, eccl. dist. and vil., Hartington par., Derbyshire - dist., pop. 592; vil., 7½ miles SW. of Bakewell; P.O.

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