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Alton, Derbyshire

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Alton, Derbyshire

Alton is a very small village in Derbyshire, England. It is in the civil parish of Ashover, and is around 2 miles away from Clay Cross although it is not part of the town. The village does not have a church, a school or a pub, the nearest can be found in Ashover. Being a rural community, Alton is surrounded by several farms. Alton also has easy access to local landmark Ashover Rock, or the Fabrick as it is locally known.
DistrictNorth East Derbyshire
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK3664
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

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