"STRETTON, a township in the parish of North Wingfield, hundred of Scarsdale, county Derby, 3½ miles N.W. of Alfreton. It is a station on the Midland Counties railway. It is situated on the Roman way to Temple Brough."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin HINSON ©2003]
Much of the old parish is now under the Ogston Reservoir.