"HOGNASTON, a parish in the hundred of Wirksworth, county Derby, 5 miles N.E. of Ashbourne, its railway station and post town, and 5 S.W. of Wirksworth. The village, which is small, is situated on a branch of the river Dove. The inhabitants are wholly agricultural. The living is a perpetual curacy* in the diocese of Lichfield, value £55.
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin HINSON ©2003]
The parish is in the Derbyshire Dales area. There is a modern description of the parish at Derbyshire Net.