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Tupton, Derbyshire

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Tupton, Derbyshire

Tupton is a village in North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire, England, 4.5 miles south of Chesterfield. It lies just north of Clay Cross on the A61 which runs from Chesterfield to Alfreton. It comprises the areas of Old Tupton and New Tupton. However, it is generally referred to as Tupton. A similarly named area, Tapton, is a few miles away, being part of Chesterfield. The village has a primary school, and a secondary school with a sixth form.
DistrictNorth East Derbyshire
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK3965
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01246

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

Tupton, township, North Wingfield par., Derbyshire, 3 miles S. of Chesterfield, 735 ac., pop. 1374; P.O.; has coal mines and ironworks.

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