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Callow, Derbyshire

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Callow, Derbyshire

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.
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK2652
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire

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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