The village lies on a hill above the Rive Sheaf on the Yorkshire border.
"DORE is a hamlet, also in the parish of Dronfield, about a mile and a half therefrom, and nine miles north-west from Chesterfield; it is a place of no consideration in the way of trade. The number of inhabitants, in 1831, was 527."
[Description from Pigot and Co's Commercial Directory for Derbyshire, 1835]
M. J. RICHARDSON has a photograph of the Dore and Totley Train Station on Geo-graph, taken in July 1960.
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