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Unstone, Derbyshire

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Unstone, Derbyshire

Unstone is a village in the English county of Derbyshire. It is in the North East Derbyshire district of the county. Unstone is situated approximately one mile south east of Dronfield, and is also close to the town of Chesterfield. The village has a population of over 1,000 residents. Through it runs the River Drone and the Midland Main Line railway. Originally, it developed mainly as a commuter area for workers at Dronfield's numerous (now closed) coal mines.
DistrictNorth East Derbyshire
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK3777
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01246

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

Honestune ~ Onestune

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

Unstone, township and ry. sta., Dronfield par., Derbyshire, 4 miles N. of Chesterfield, 2251 ac., pop. 2368; P.O.

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