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Elton, Derbyshire

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Elton, Derbyshire

Elton is an a village in Derbyshire, England and in the Peak District. There are no shops situated in the village (nearest is in Winster, 1.2 miles) but Elton has a small post office, cafe, church, school and a sports field. Its nearest towns are Bakewell and Matlock. Elton was mentioned in the Domesday book in 1086 when it was owned by Henry de Ferrers. Elton is situated on a hillside overlooking a rock formation known as Robin Hood's Stride.
DistrictDerbyshire Dales
Post townMATLOCK
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK2260
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 Elton, Derbyshire has been known in the past


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

Elton, township and vil., Youlgreave par., N. Derbyshire, 1½ mile NW. of Winster, 1464 ac., pop. 516.

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