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Turnditch, Derbyshire

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Turnditch, Derbyshire

Turnditch is a village in Derbyshire around ten miles north of Derby, England on the A517 road from Belper to Ashbourne. It is built on both sides of the road halfway up the steep climb out of the Ecclesbourne Valley. Nearer to the brow of the hill is a place known as Cross o' th' Hands. In Norman times it was within Duffield Frith and part of the manor of Duffield.
DistrictAmber Valley
Post townBELPER
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK2946
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01773

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

Turnditch, township, Duffield par., Derbyshire, 3½ miles W. of Belper, 1010 ac., pop. 303; P.O.

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