"ROWLAND: The townships of Curbar, Frogatt, and Rowland, lie within the chapelry of Baslow; the two former are in the manor of Baslow; Rowland is a manor belonging to the Earl of Newburgh."
[From Lysons' Topographical and Historical Account of Derbyshire, 1817.
Transcription kindly donated by Barbarann AYARS, 10th Jan 2001]
Legend has it that the village was settled by Vikings in 875.
Andrew HILL has a photograph of Rowland on Geo-graph, taken in Sept., 2011.
Michael WATSON has a street view of Rowland on Flickr, taken in January, 2008.