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Holmesfield, Derbyshire

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Holmesfield, Derbyshire

Holmesfield is a village and civil parish in the English county of Derbyshire. The name "Holmesfield" means "raised pasture-land" and is of Norse and Anglo-Saxon origin. Viking influences are also evident with many road names suffixed by "gate", the old Norse word for "way".
DistrictNorth East Derbyshire
Post townDRONFIELD
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK3277
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
 

Other names by which Holmesfield, Derbyshire has been known in the past

Holmesfelt

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

Holmesfield, township, Dronfield par., E. Derbyshire, 6 m. NW. of Chesterfield, 4699 ac., pop. 492; P.O.

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