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Tapton, Derbyshire

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Tapton, Derbyshire

Tapton is a suburb of Chesterfield, in the county of Derbyshire, England. It is located along the Brimington Road B6543, between Chesterfield town centre, and Brimington. It became a suburb of Chesterfield as far back as the 1920s. The buildings along Brimington road, which runs through the centre of Tapton, are testament to this fact. Consisting of various semi-detached houses in a style typical of the 20s and 30s.
DistrictChesterfield
Post townCHESTERFIELD
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK3972
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01246
 

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

Tapetune

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

Tapton, township, Chesterfield par., Derbyshire, 1½ mile NE. of Chesterfield, 655 ac., pop. 183; contains Tapton Court, seat.

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