"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."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin HINSON ©2003]
The parish covers just over 3,000 acres and the village sits at about 1,100 feet above sea level. If you stop by to visit, check in at the Village Hall and get a schedule of current events.