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Over Haddon, Derbyshire

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Over Haddon, Derbyshire

Over Haddon is a small village in Derbyshire, England. It is located near the small town of Bakewell, near the B5055 road. Over Haddon overlooks Lathkill Dale and the River Lathkill, which may be crossed by a clapper bridge on a footpath running south from the village. It has two churches, a public house, and a car park. The former head of MI6, Maurice Oldfield (allegedly the inspiration for 'M' in the James Bond books) was born, and is buried, in the village.
DistrictDerbyshire Dales
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK2066
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 Over Haddon, Derbyshire has been known in the past

Haddon ~ Haddon Over

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

Haddon, Over, township, N. Derbyshire, in par. and 2½ miles S. of Bakewell, 1399 ac., pop. 178.

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