"CHELMORTON, a chapelry in the parish of Bakewell, in the hundred of High Peak, in the county of Derby, 4 miles S.W. of Tideswell, and 7 W. of Bakewell. It is situated at the foot of a high hill. The inhabitants are principally engaged in the ribbon manufacture. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Lichfield, value £78, in the patronage of the Vicar of Bakewell. The church, dedicated to St. John the Baptist, is a stone building with a fine spire, built in the year 1111."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin HINSON ©2003]
Chris VAUGHN has a photograph of Chelmorton from Midshires way on Geo-graph, taken in February, 2004.
It's as simple and plain as the village itself. Neal THEASBY has a photograph of the Village Sign on Geo-graph, taken in June, 2018. You may wish to use your talents and artistic skills to create a more enticing signage for the village.
Chelmorton is a linear village along the Main Street. The parish lies 7 miles west of Bakewell and 4.5 miles south-east of Buxton, It covered about 1,954 acres in 1857.
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