Glossop is also known as Glossop Dale
"GLOSSOP is a village and township, in the populous and extensive parish of its name, in the hundred of High Peak; 184 miles from London. 50 N.N.W. from Derby, 25 N.W. from Sheffield, and 13 S.E. from Manchester. This village, which is one of great manufacturing consequence, is situate on a rising bank, springing from one of the deepest valleys in the Peak. The country around is very pleasing, and many of the views may be considered romantic: plantations abound in the home scenery, and the lands in the low grounds are fertile; but the mountainous parts are less productive."
[Description from Pigot and Co's Commercial Directory for Derbyshire, 1835]
The village lies on the Glossop Brook which feeds into the River Etherow.
Passenger rail service still serves the village, but most visitors come by car or bus.
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