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Mackworth, Derbyshire

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Mackworth, Derbyshire

Mackworth Conservation Village, mentioned in the Domesday Book, and civil parish in the borough of Amber Valley, in Derbyshire, England. Historically, the parish also contained the neighbouring village of Markeaton, now within the Derby city boundary. Mackworth Estate shares its name with the Medieval Village of Mackworth. The site of this Village can still be seen in the Slopes of the Hillside. There is also evidence of Roman occupation.
DistrictAmber Valley
Post townDERBY
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK3137
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 Mackworth, Derbyshire has been known in the past


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

Mackworth, par., township, and vil., in co. and 3 miles NW. of Derby - par., 3400 ac., pop. 1011; township, pop. 253; P.O.; near the church is a fine old gateway, formerly an entrance to Mackworth Castle.

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