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Elvaston, Derbyshire

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Elvaston, Derbyshire

Elvaston is a small village and civil parish in Derbyshire, England. The parish also includes two other hamlets, Ambaston and Thulston, and a recently built housing estate Boulton Moor. Located to the south-east of Derby, Elvaston itself is dominated by Elvaston Castle, a country house which is currently in the ownership of Derbyshire County Council, who plan to lease the site to a private company.
DistrictSouth Derbyshire
Post townDERBY
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK4132
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

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

Elwaston ~ Aluuoldestun

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

Elvaston, par., in co. and 4½ miles SE. of Derby, 2760 ac., pop. 562; contains Elvaston Castle, seat of the Earl of Harrington.

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