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Edensor, Derbyshire

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Edensor, Derbyshire

Edensor (pronounced "Ensor") is a village in Derbyshire, England. It is the closest village to Chatsworth House and much of it belongs to the Dukes of Devonshire. Originally the village was close to the River Derwent immediately below Chatsworth, but the Dukes had it moved out of sight over a hill, apart from one cottage whose tenant did not want to move, which still stands in Chatsworth Park.
DistrictDerbyshire Dales
Post townBAKEWELL
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK2569
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
 

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

Ensor ~ Ednesoure

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

Edensor (popularly Ensor).-- township and vil., N. Derbyshire, on river Derwent, 2 miles NE. of Bakewell -- par., 2801 ac. (24 water), pop. 517; township, 2336 ac., pop. 286; P.O.

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