"TADDINGTON, a chapelry in the parish of Bakewell, hundred of High Peake, county Derby, 6 miles N.W. of Bakewell, its post town, and 4 S.E. of Tideswell. The village is situated in Taddington Vale. A short distance from the village, on the summit of Five Wells Hill, is a burial-place of the ancient Britons. The living is a perpetual curacy* in the diocese of Lichfield, value £87, in the patronage of the Vicar of Bakewell."