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Ashover, Derbyshire

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Ashover, Derbyshire

Ashover is a village in the English county of Derbyshire. It is in the North East Derbyshire district of the county. It sits in a picturesque valley, not far from the town of Matlock and the Peak District national park. The centre of the village is a conservation area. The River Amber flows through the village.
DistrictNorth East Derbyshire
Post townCHESTERFIELD
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK3463
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01246
Population1,796
 

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

Essorre

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

Ashover, par., township, and vil., E. Derbyshire, 7 miles SW. of Chesterfield -- par., 11,390 ac., pop. 3312; township, 9564 ac., pop. 2276; P.O., T.O. Lace, cotton, worsted, and stocking mfrs. are carried on.

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