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Doveridge, Derbyshire

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Doveridge, Derbyshire

Doveridge is a village and Civil parish in Derbyshire, United Kingdom, near the border with Staffordshire and about 2 km east of Uttoxeter. Its name comes from its bridge over the river Dove (i.e. Doveridge), a tributary of the River Trent. Doveridge has a pub, the "Cavendish Arms", a village shop, and a working men's club. The village also has a football team and a cricket team, both quite successful in their local leagues.
DistrictDerbyshire Dales
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK1134
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01889

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

Dove Bridge ~ Dovebridge ~ Dowbridge ~ Dubrige

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

Doveridge (or Dovebridge), par. and vil., N. Derbyshire, 1½ mile NE. of Uttoxeter, 4377 ac., pop. 696; P.O.; contains Doveridge House.

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