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Hognaston, Derbyshire

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Hognaston, Derbyshire

'Hognaston is a small village and civil parish in Derbyshire, East Midlands, England. Hognaston has a population of approximately 200; and has a play area, pub, church and a village hall. Built on the side of a valley, which ends at the start of the river, it is made up of mostly newer houses but there are some older 17th and 18th century farm houses and cottages.
DistrictDerbyshire Dales
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK2350
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01335
Population200 (approx.)

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

Hognaston, par. and vil., N. Derbyshire, 5 miles NE. of Ashborne, 1410 ac., pop. 278.

Hognaston, Derbyshire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

HOGNASTON, a parish, in the hundred of Wirksworth, S. division of the county of Derby, 5 miles (S. W. by W.) from Wirksworth; containing 272 inhabitants. It is intersected by the road between Wirksworth and Ashbourn, and comprises 1350 acres of land, occupied as dairy-farms. The village is small, and indifferently built, but pleasantly seated on an acclivity. Limestone abounds in the parish. The living is a perpetual curacy, with a net income of £55, and in the patronage of the Bishop of Lichfield; lessee of the tithes (which have been commuted for £204), George Errington, Esq. The church is an ancient structure with a tower and south porch, within which last is a fine Norman doorway. There is a place of worship for Primitive Methodists, a neat brick building, erected in 1827. Three small sums derived from land are appropriated to the poor.

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