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Sandiacre, Derbyshire

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Sandiacre, Derbyshire

Sandiacre is a town in the Borough of Erewash in Derbyshire, in the East Midlands region of England adjoining the border with Nottinghamshire. The name Sandiacre is usually thought to refer to a sandy acre, though another interpretation, based on Saint Diacre, is sometimes advanced.
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK4736
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code0115

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

Sainct Diacre

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

Sandiacre, par. and vil. (ry. sta. Stapleford and Sandiacre), Derbyshire - par., 1770 ac., pop. 1630; vil., on river Erwash, 7i miles E. of Derby; P.O.

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