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Quarndon, Derbyshire

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Quarndon, Derbyshire

Quarndon is a linear village in the English county of Derbyshire. It is due north of, and slightly separate from, the City of Derby's suburb of Allestree. Formerly it was notable for its chalybeate springs that were at the well and in the grounds of neighbouring Kedleston Hall. Defoe wrtites "In our way we past an antient seat, large, but not very gay, of Sir Nathaniel Curson, a noted and (for wealth) over great family, for many ages inhabitants of this county.
DistrictAmber Valley
Post townDERBY
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK3341
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 Quarndon, Derbyshire has been known in the past

Quarden ~ Quarn ~ Cornun

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

Quarndon (or Quarn), par. and vil., in co. and 3 miles NW. of Derby, 960 ac., pop. 555; P.O.; has a famous medicinal spring, and is called the "Malvern of Derbyshire".

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