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Ible, Derbyshire

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Ible, Derbyshire

Ible (pronounced 'eyebull', or 'ib-ull') is a hamlet in Derbyshire, England, just within the Peak District National Park. It is located near the Via Gellia valley, the historic market town of Wirksworth and village of Bonsall. The name of the hamlet is derived from the Old English for "Ibba's Hollow"
DistrictDerbyshire Dales
Post townMATLOCK
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK2457
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 Ible, Derbyshire has been known in the past

Ibble ~ Ibeholon

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

Ible, township, in par. and 4 miles NW. of Wirksworth, N. Derbyshire, 424 ac., pop. 50.

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

IBLE, a township, in the parish and hundred of Wirksworth, S. division of the county of Derby, 4½ miles (N. W.) from Wirksworth; containing 93 inhabitants. It comprises 412 acres of rich grazing land; and has a neat village, pleasantly situated on a bold elevation. The tithes have been commuted for £47. 17., of which £47 are paid to the impropriator, and 17s. to the vicar of Wirksworth. There is a place of worship for Primitive Methodists.

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