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Mayfield, Staffordshire

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Mayfield, Staffordshire

Mayfield is a village on the outskirts of Ashbourne in Derbyshire, and about 9 miles from Uttoxeter, situated in East Staffordshire. The village is divided into Church Mayfield, Upper Mayfield and Middle Mayfield. It has a population of approximately 2000. It lies on the banks of the River Dove. The village lies on the borders of the Peak District National Park. Mayfield was mentioned in the Domesday Book, in which it was called 'Mavreveldt'.
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSK1545
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands

Other names by which Mayfield, Staffordshire has been known in the past

Mathfield ~ Medevelde

Mayfield, Staffordshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Mayfield.-- (or Mathfield), par., township, and vil., Staffordshire, on E. border of co.- par., 3760 ac., pop. 1529; township, 1820 ac., pop. 1215; vil., on river Dove, 2 miles SW. of Ashborne; P.O., T.O.; in vicinity of vil. is Mayfield Hall, seat; at Mayfield is the cottage in which Moore composed Lalla Rookh.

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