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Monyash, Derbyshire

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Monyash, Derbyshire

Monyash (/muhn-ee-ash/ munyash) is a small village in the limestone southern upland of the Peak District in Derbyshire about five miles west of the market town of Bakewell. It is in an area popular with walkers exploring the network of footpaths around the hills and dales. Centered on a traditional village green, the village, with about 280 inhabitants living in around 145 houses, lies about 275 metres above sea level at the head of Lathkill Dale.
DistrictDerbyshire Dales
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK1566
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

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


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

Monyash, township and vil., Bakewell par., Derbyshire, 5 miles W. of Bakewell, 3146 ac., pop. 399; was a market town, and is now the seat of a mining court.

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