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Hartington, Derbyshire

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Hartington, Derbyshire

Hartington is a village in the Derbyshire Peak District, England, lying on the River Dove close to the Staffordshire border. According to the 2001 census, the parish of Hartington Town Quarter, which also includes Pilsbury, had a population of 345. Formerly known for cheese-making and the mining of ironstone, limestone and lead, the village is now popular with tourists.
DistrictDerbyshire Dales
Post townBUXTON
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK1260
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
Population345 in 2001
 

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

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

Hartington, par. and vil., N. Derbyshire, 8 miles SW. of Bakewell - par., 22,658 ac., pop. 3315; P.O., T.O.; the par. contains the townships of Hartington Middle Quarter, 4816 ac., pop. 335; Hartington Nether Quarter, 3898 ac., pop. 379; Hartington Town Quarter, 3627 ac., pop. 429; and Hartington Upper Quarter, 10,317 ac., pop. 2174; the seat of Hartington Hall is in the vicinity of vil., and the district has some rich mines and excellent farms.

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