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Oakerthorpe, Derbyshire

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Oakerthorpe, Derbyshire

Oakerthorpe is a village in Derbyshire, England. Oakerthorpe is a small village near Alfreton. It was known in ancient times as Ulkerthorpe. It lies in the parish of South Wingfield, eleven miles south of Chesterfield in the county of Derbyshire. The local church is dedicated to All Saints, and is found about half a mile from the village. In the centre of the village is the Peacock Inn; there is also the Anchor pub and the Butchers Arm. Recently houses have been built at 'Hillside Park'.
DistrictAmber Valley
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK3854
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

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

Oakerthorpe, hamlet, South Wingfield par., Derbyshire, 1½ mile W. of Alfreton.

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