Egginton

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For the village in Bedfordshire, see Eggington.
Egginton
Egginton is located in Derbyshire
Egginton
Egginton
 Egginton shown within Derbyshire
Population 3,871 (2001)
OS grid reference SK267283
District South Derbyshire
Shire county Derbyshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town DERBY
Postcode district DE65
Dialling code 01283
Police Derbyshire
Fire Derbyshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament South Derbyshire
List of places
UK
England
Derbyshire

Coordinates: 52°51′04″N 1°36′11″W / 52.851°N 1.603°W / 52.851; -1.603

Egginton is a village in the local government district of South Derbyshire, England.

Location[edit]

The village is located just off Ryknild Street, otherwise known as the A38, between Derby and Stretton, Burton upon Trent. It is historically a farming community. Due to a historical legal situation, no alcohol is allowed to be sold in the village and hence there is no village pub.[citation needed]

Egginton school

In Fishpond Lane there is a row of tenants' cottages, some of which have their windows bricked up, dating back to the days of window-tax.

The village does not have a war memorial in the normal sense but it has a memorial hall which doubles as the village school and as a community hall.

Airfield[edit]

After the closure of Derby's Burnaston airport, a small airfield was established near to Egginton which houses a community of light aircraft owners, aero club and supporting aircraft maintenance firms.

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