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Calke, Derbyshire

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Calke, Derbyshire

Calke is a small village in the south of Derbyshire, England. It is the home of Calke Abbey although the normal entrance to the abbey is in Ticknall.
DistrictSouth Derbyshire
Post townASHBY DE LA ZOUCH
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK3722
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
 

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

Caulk

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

Calke, or Caulk, par., S. Derbyshire, on border of co., 4 miles N. of Ashby-de-la-Zouch, 880 ac., pop. 48; contains Calke Abbey.

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