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Great Wilne, Derbyshire

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Great Wilne, Derbyshire

Great Wilne is a small village in Derbyshire, England on the border with Leicestershire. It is 7 miles south east of Derby. It is a village split from its church of St Chad's by the river. The church is at the very small hamlet of Church Wilne which can only be approached by a short walk via the bridge over the River Derwent, or by a fair car journey which necessitates travelling out of the county.
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK4430
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire

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

Far Wilne ~ Wilne ~ Wilne Great

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

Wilne, Great (or Far Wilne), hamlet, Ashton upon Trent par., Derbyshire, ½ mile S. of Church Wilne.

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