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Chelmorton, Derbyshire

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Chelmorton, Derbyshire

Chelmorton is a village situated in the Peak National Park, the Derbyshire Dales and the White Peak. The village is often described as linear with medieval strip fields radiating horizontally from a main street, rising up a gradual hill. The parish church of Saint John the Baptist is 11th century. At the opposite end of the village stands its oldest dwelling, Townend Farm, built originally by Isaiah Buxton in 1634.
DistrictDerbyshire Dales
Post townBUXTON
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK1169
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01298

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


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

Chelmerton, township, Bakewell par., N. Derbyshire, 5 miles SE. of Buxton, 2028 ac., pop. 232.

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