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Hassop, Derbyshire

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Hassop, Derbyshire

Hassop is a village in the local government district of Derbyshire Dales in Derbyshire, England. It developed around a number of lead mines, with such names as "The Brightside", "Backdale", "Harry Bruce", "Waterhole" and "Whitecoe", which lasted until the mid-nineteenth century. The local landowners were the Eyre family of Padley, who built Hassop Hall. In 1643 they defended the house against the Parliamentarians.
DistrictDerbyshire Dales
Post townBAKEWELL
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK2272
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01629
 

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

Hetesope

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

Hassop, township with ry. sta., in par. and 1 mile N. of Bakewell, N. Derbyshire, 363 ac., pop. 91; P.O.; in vicinity is the seat of Hassop Hall.

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