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Cowley, Derbyshire

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Cowley, Derbyshire

Cowley is a small dispersed settlement in North East Derbyshire, consisting of a few private houses and functioning farms strung out along Cowley Lane, which runs between the village of Holmesfield and the "Hill Top" neighbourhood of the town of Dronfield. It holds an annual well dressing in the grounds of Cowley Mission, a small chapel founded in 1888 and still active.
DistrictNorth East Derbyshire
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK3377
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

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

Cowley, hamlet, 1 mile SW. of Dronfield, E. Derbyshire; has a sulphurous spring.

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