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Duffield, Derbyshire

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Duffield, Derbyshire

Duffield is a village, situated next to the River Derwent, at its junction with the River Ecclesbourne in Derbyshire at the lower end of the Pennines around five miles north of Derby, England.
DistrictAmber Valley
Post townBELPER
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK3443
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01332
Population4,585 (2001 UK census)

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

Dunelle ~ Duuelle

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

Duffield, small town, par., and township with ry. sta., on river Derwent, in co. and 4 m. N. of Derby and 131½ NW. of London -- par., 17,201 ac., pop. 17,202; township, 3436 ac., pop. 2549; P.O., T.O. Market-day, Thursday; is a place of great antiquity. For the first two centuries after the Conquest it belonged to the Ferrars, earls of Derby, whose principal stronghold was situated at Duffield. The par. contains the seats of Duffield Hall, Duffield House, and Duffield Park.

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