Hartington, Derbyshire

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Hartington is a village in the Derbyshire Peak District, England, lying on the River Dove close to the Staffordshire border.wikipedia
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River Dove, Central England

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Hartington is a village in the Derbyshire Peak District, England, lying on the River Dove close to the Staffordshire border.
The river meanders past Longnor and Hartington and cuts through a set of stunning limestone gorges, Beresford Dale, Wolfscote Dale, Milldale and Dovedale.

Hartington Hall

Notable buildings in the village include: the market hall (formerly the site of a market); the 13th-century parish church of Saint Giles; and 17th-century Hartington Hall. The village has a youth hostel at Hartington Hall, which serves two major National Cycle Network routes; the Tissington Trail and the High Peak Trail, which meet at nearby Parsley Hay.
Hartington Hall is a much altered and extended 17th-century manor house at Hartington, Derbyshire, now a youth hostel.

Pilsbury

According to the 2001 census, the parish of Hartington Town Quarter, which also includes Pilsbury, had a population of 345 reducing to 332 at the 2011 Census.
Pilsbury is a hamlet in the English county of Derbyshire, approximately 2 miles north of Hartington.

Charles Cotton

A half-mile (800 m) to the south of the village, on the Dove, is the fishing house of the famous angler Charles Cotton.
Walton's initials, made into a cipher with Cotton's own, were placed over the door of Cotton's fishing cottage on the Dove near Hartington.

Hartington railway station

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Hartington signal box, on the site of the former Hartington railway station, and nearly two miles (3 km) from the village, has been renovated and converted into a visitor centre.
Hartington railway station opened in 1899 about two miles away from the village it served - Hartington in Derbyshire, south east of Buxton.

Peak District

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Hartington is a village in the Derbyshire Peak District, England, lying on the River Dove close to the Staffordshire border.
Other villages within the park include Flash, Hathersage, Hartington, Ilam and Tideswell.

Tissington Trail

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The village has a youth hostel at Hartington Hall, which serves two major National Cycle Network routes; the Tissington Trail and the High Peak Trail, which meet at nearby Parsley Hay.
At Parsley Hay, a small settlement to the north-east of Hartington, it is joined by the High Peak Trail, another rail trail which is 17 mi in length from High Peak Junction near Cromford, Matlock, to Dowlow, near Buxton.

Parsley Hay railway station

Parsley Hay
The village has a youth hostel at Hartington Hall, which serves two major National Cycle Network routes; the Tissington Trail and the High Peak Trail, which meet at nearby Parsley Hay.
The nearest large settlement is the village of Hartington.

Hulme End

Three miles (5 km) to the south-west lies the small settlement of Hulme End, which marks the northern starting point of the Manifold Way, an 8 mi tarmacked walk- and cycle-route following the route of the former Leek and Manifold Valley Light Railway.
A natural gateway to the Manifold valley, the settlement is located beside the river Manifold where it crosses the road from Hartington (the nearest small town) to Warslow.

Heathcote (surname)

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Surnames that originate from this area include Heathcote.
The Anglo-Saxon surname "Heathcote" originates from a hamlet that stands high on the barren hills above Dovedale and Hartington.

James Redfern

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James Frank Redfern (1838–1876), sculptor, was born at Hartington in Derbyshire, in 1838.

Hartington Nether Quarter

Nether Quarter
Hartington had four townships, known as the Town Quarter, Nether Quarter, and Middle Quarter, and Upper Quarter, which are now all separate parishes.
the parish was created from the subdivision of the old Hartington parish.

Hartington Upper Quarter

Upper Quarter
Hartington had four townships, known as the Town Quarter, Nether Quarter, and Middle Quarter, and Upper Quarter, which are now all separate parishes.
The civil parish was created following the division of the ancient parish of Hartington into four.

Marie Litton

Litton was born in Hartington, Derbyshire, but was raised in Lincolnshire, where her father Thomas Lowe was a clergyman.

Stilton cheese

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The former creamery in the village, often called the cheese factory, was founded by the Duke of Devonshire in the 1870s; it was one of the three sources of Stilton, and also produced its own unique Dovedale cheese and others such as Buxton Blue cheese.
The former Dairy Crest-owned licensed dairy that produced Stilton at Hartington in Derbyshire was acquired by the Long Clawson dairy in 2008 and closed in 2009, with production transferred to Leicestershire.

Dovedale cheese

Dovedale
The former creamery in the village, often called the cheese factory, was founded by the Duke of Devonshire in the 1870s; it was one of the three sources of Stilton, and also produced its own unique Dovedale cheese and others such as Buxton Blue cheese.
The original cheese was invented and is still produced at the Hartington Creamery in Derbyshire, a version is also produced by the Staffordshire Cheese Company in Cheddleton, Staffordshire.

Derbyshire Dales

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Derbyshire

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Hartington is a village in the Derbyshire Peak District, England, lying on the River Dove close to the Staffordshire border.

Staffordshire

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Hartington is a village in the Derbyshire Peak District, England, lying on the River Dove close to the Staffordshire border.

Census

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According to the 2001 census, the parish of Hartington Town Quarter, which also includes Pilsbury, had a population of 345 reducing to 332 at the 2011 Census.

Cheese

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Formerly known for cheese-making and the mining of ironstone, limestone and lead, the village is now popular with tourists.

Ironstone

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Formerly known for cheese-making and the mining of ironstone, limestone and lead, the village is now popular with tourists.

Limestone

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Formerly known for cheese-making and the mining of ironstone, limestone and lead, the village is now popular with tourists.

Lead

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Formerly known for cheese-making and the mining of ironstone, limestone and lead, the village is now popular with tourists.