British Place Names

A comprehensive online gazetteer

Home » Derbyshire » Baslow, Derbyshire - local map, administrative data, historical information and reader comments

Baslow, Derbyshire

Local area map loading...

Baslow, Derbyshire

Baslow is a village in Derbyshire, England, in the Peak District, lying between Sheffield and Bakewell. It is situated on the River Derwent just north of Chatsworth House. A seventeenth century bridge spans the river in the village, alongside which is a contemporary toll house. The village, part of the Baslow and Bubnell parish, has a population of approximately 1,100. The village may be (informally) considered as having three parts, as described below.
DistrictDerbyshire Dales
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK2572
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 Baslow, Derbyshire has been known in the past

Baslow With Bubnell ~ Basselau

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

Baslow with Bubnell, township, vil., and eccl. dist. (St Anne), in par. and 3 miles NE. of Bakewell, N. Derbyshire, 5635 ac., pop. 843; P.O., T.O.

Your comments about Baslow, Derbyshire

What do you know about Baslow, Derbyshire? Give us the benefit of your local knowledge and opinions here!

comments powered by Disqus