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The historic villages of Cheshire and Derbyshire

John Burgess

The historic villages of Cheshire and Derbyshire

by John Burgess

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Published by J.Burgess Publications in Carlisle .
Written in English


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StatementJohn Burgess.
The Physical Object
Pagination(100)p. :
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20784111M
ISBN 101855620480
OCLC/WorldCa32813927

Towns in Derbyshire and the Peak District are wonderful places to explore, full of interesting shops, local cafes, pubs and restaurants. Some of the best-loved towns in Derbyshire and the Peak District area include Matlock, Belper, Ashbourne and Buxton. 15 Best Places to Visit in Cheshire (England) When Liverpool and Manchester’s high-earners seek country residences they usually look south to the county of Cheshire. So there’s a curious diversity to the county, as earthy industrial towns can be set a few miles from gentrified rural villages with posh restaurants and boutiques.

  A minimum population of four are recorded in the Domesday Book, a very low amount is paid in , and only three people pay the Poll Tax in along with another settlement. Wildthorpe Part of the remains of the village of Wildthorpe are a Scheduled Ancient Monument, and now lie under the FootGolf course of Doncaster University Centre at. The Cheshire Historic District is located in the center of town in the area of the Town Green. The principal axis of the Cheshire Historic District is South Main and Main streets. South Main Street (Route 10) runs almost due north-south before turning to the northwest and .

Cheshire Historic Sites: See reviews and photos of 10 historic sites in Cheshire, England on Tripadvisor. The 1, ft high ridge commands admired views westwards over the Cheshire Plain to the distant Welsh hills and eastwards to the Staffordshire and Derbyshire moors. Astbury's Gothic church, with its unusual feature of a detached tower and steeple, dates back to the 14th century. Its origins lie in the original church mentioned in the Domesday Book.


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