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Sheldon, Derbyshire

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Sheldon, Derbyshire

Sheldon is a village in the Derbyshire Peak District, England near Bakewell. It is best known for being the closest village to Magpie Mine, a lead mine with an engine house built in the Cornish style. It is home of the Church of St Michael and All Angels which was erected in the 19th century with material derived from dismantling the former Chapel of Ease.
DistrictDerbyshire Dales
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK1768
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01629

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


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

Sheldon.-- township, in par. and 3 miles W. of Bakewell, Derbyshire, 1070 ac., pop. 169.

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