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Froggatt, Derbyshire

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Froggatt, Derbyshire

Froggatt Edge is a gritstone escarpment in the Dark Peak area of the Peak District National Park, in Derbyshire, England and situated in close proximity to the villages of Froggatt, Calver, Curbar, Baslow and Grindleford. The name Froggat Edge applies only to the northernmost section of the escarpment; the middle and southernmost sections are called Curbar Edge and Baslow Edge respectively. The escarpment, like many in this area, is easily accessible from Sheffield.
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK2476
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire

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

Froggatt, township and hamlet, Bakewell par., N. Derbyshire, on river Derwent, 5½ miles NE. of Bakewell -- township, 446 ac., pop. 136; in NE. vicinity of hamlet is Froggatt Edge, a lofty crag.

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