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Litton, Derbyshire

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Litton, Derbyshire

Litton is a village in the Derbyshire Peak District of England. It is one mile from Tideswell and six miles from Bakewell. The locals will tell you "It's 1000 feet up - minus a boy scout". It has a village hall, a village shop, a small primary school, a post office run by a co-operative of villagers and the Red Lion pub. There are two churches, one at the east end of the village, and one at the west, at the outskirts of the village on the road to Tideswell, the next village along.
DistrictDerbyshire Dales
Post townBUXTON
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK1675
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 Litton, Derbyshire has been known in the past


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

Litton.-- township and vil., in par. and 2 miles SE. of Tideswell, Derbyshire, 1639 ac., pop. 727; P.O.

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