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Foston, Derbyshire

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Foston, Derbyshire

Foston is a hamlet in the Foston and Scropton civil parish of South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, England, about 12 miles west of Derby. The Domesday Book of 1086 lists it as Farulveston.
DistrictSouth Derbyshire
Post townDerby
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK1831
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01283

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


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

Foston.-- hamlet, on W. border of Derby, 6½ miles NW. of Burton-upon-Trent; P.O.; in vicinity is Foston Hall. See SCROPTON AND FOSTON.

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