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Alport, Powys

This article is about the Peak District hamlet; for other uses see Alport (disambiguation). {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:53.17|-01.67|region:GB_type:city|||||| |primary |name= }} Alport 250 pxRiver Lathkill at the millpond, Alport.
Alport
OS grid reference SK2264 Shire county Derbyshire Region East Midlands Country England Sovereign state United Kingdom Police Fire Ambulance EU Parliament East Midlands List of places UK England Alport is a hamlet in the White Peak area of Derbyshire, England. It lies east of Youlgreave, at the confluence of the River Bradford and the River Lathkill. The oldest house in the hamlet is Monks Hall. There also used to be a pub, which was demolished thanks the construction of a main road, which leads to the A6 and towards Buxton. There are lead mines in the area, and at the Alport mine, an early steam-powered Nutating disc engine was installed. The name "Alport" means "Old town", possibly with market trading connotations.
Administrative CountyPowys
Traditional CountyMontgomeryshire
OS GridSO2795
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityDyfed Powys
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
 

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