Bakewell, Derbyshire

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Bakewell is a town in Derbyshire

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Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Bakewell within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Bakewell in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Bakewell, par., township, and market town, N. Derbyshire, on river Wye, 25 miles NW. of Derby and 152 miles NW. of London by rail -- par., 40,869 ac., pop. 12,246; township, 3064 ac., pop. 2502; P.O., T.O. 2 Banks. Market-day, Friday. It has a woollen factory established by Arkwlight; also, coal, read, and zinc mines, quarries of stone and black marble, and chalybeate springs. Chatsworth house, seat of Duke of Devonshire, is in the vicinity.

Bakewell in the Domesday Book

A village in Blackwell hundred, in the county of Derbyshire. is a Good Stuff website.