Radbourne, Derbyshire

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Radbourne
Radbourne, St Andrew.jpg
St Andrew's church
Radbourne is located in Derbyshire
Radbourne
Radbourne
 Radbourne shown within Derbyshire
OS grid reference SK283362
District South Derbyshire
Shire county Derbyshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ASHBOURNE
Postcode district DE6
Police Derbyshire
Fire Derbyshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
List of places
UK
England
Derbyshire

Coordinates: 52°55′23″N 1°34′48″W / 52.923°N 1.580°W / 52.923; -1.580

Radbourne is a small village and civil parish in the English county of Derbyshire, a few miles west of Derby. grid reference SK285365

Of interest is St Andrew's church and Radbourne Hall. It has been said that Bonnie Prince Charlie stayed one night at the hall in 1745 on his march south when his army halted at Swarkestone Bridge just south of Derby.[citation needed]

The medieval knight Sir John Chandos, a close friend of Edward, the Black Prince, hailed from Radbourne in the 14th century.

Erasmus Darwin, grandfather of Charles, lived at Radbourne Hall for a short while after his marriage to Elizabeth Pole in 1781.

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