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Whatstandwell, Derbyshire

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Whatstandwell, Derbyshire

Whatstandwell is a village on the River Derwent in Derbyshire, England. It is about five miles south of Matlock and about four miles north of Belper. Whatstandwell railway station is located on the Derby-Matlock Derwent Valley Line, and the A6 trunk road crosses the River Derwent in the village. On Burdett's Map of 1791 it is shown as "Hottstandell Bridge", probably a literal spelling of the local dialect.
DistrictAmber Valley
Post townMATLOCK
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK3354
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01773
 

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

Whatstandwell Bridge

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

Whatstandwell Bridge, hamlet with ry. sta., Crich par., Derbyshire, on river Derwent, 5 miles SE. of Matlock Bath; P.O.

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