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Callow is a village and a civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales District, in the English county of Derbyshire. It is near the small town of Wirksworth and the reservoir Carsington Water.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Callow, Derbyshire has been known in the past
Callow, Derbyshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Callow.-- township and seat, in par. and 2 miles SW. of Wirksworth, N. Derbyshire, 763 ac. (17 water), pop. 93.
Callow, Derbyshire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)
CALLOW, a hamlet, in the parish and hundred of Wirksworth, S. division of the county of Derby, 2½ miles (S. W.) from Wirksworth; containing 112 inhabitants. It comprises about 1000 acres of land, and has a small village. Callow Hall was an ancient moated mansion of considerable extent, of which a small portion remains, occupied as a farmhouse; the moat and part of the bridge are still visible. The rectorial tithes have been commuted for £154.
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