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Bamford, Derbyshire

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Bamford, Derbyshire

Bamford (also known as Bamford with Thornhill) is a village in the Derbyshire Peak District, England, close to the River Derwent. To the north-east is Bamford Edge, and to the south-east the location of the water treatment works covering the Ladybower, Derwent and Howden Reservoirs. Though locally Bamford is described as being in the Hope Valley, it is technically in the Upper Derwent Valley. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 1,184.
DistrictHigh Peak
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK2083
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01433

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


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

Bamford.-- township and eccl. dist., Hathersage par., N. Derbyshire, 4½ miles NE. of Castleton, 1770 ac., pop. 453; P.O., T.O.

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