"KEDLESTON, a parish in the hundred of Appletree, county Derby, 4½ miles N.W. of Derby, its post town, 5 S.W. of Belper, and 2 S.W. of Duffield. It is a small village, situated on a branch of the river Derwent, and is a meet for the Hoar-Cross hounds. The land is chiefly rich pasture, and the greater part of the parish is included within the limits of Kedleston Park."