"CHINLEY, a township in the parish of Glossop, in the hundred of High Peak, in the county of Derby, 3 miles N. of Chapel-le-Frith. Together with Bugsworth and Brownside it forms a chapelry. The village is very considerable. There is an Independent chapel, which anciently belonged to William Bagshawe, an eminent Nonconformist divine, who was called “the Apostle of the Peak”."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868), transcribed by Colin HINSON ©2003]
Depending on the source you read, Chinley is 2 or 3 miles north of Chapel-en-le-Frith.
The parish and township lie 172 miles north of the City of London. Whitehough is a hamlet just south-west of Chinley and a part of Chinley township.
Stop in at the "Tea on the Green" Tea shop as photographed by Robert HARVEY on Geo-graph, taken in September, 2017.
Neil THEASBY offers a photograph of the Village Sign, taken in June, 2015.
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