Alsop en le Dale
|Alsop en le Dale|
The church at Alsop en le Dale
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In Parwich are two carucates of land to the geld. There is land for two ploughs. It is waste. Kolli holds it of the king and he has three villans with two bordars with three ploughs. There are twelve acres of meadow. To this manor belong berewicks of Alsop-en-le-Dale, Hanson Grange and Cold Eaton. There are 2 carucates of land to the geld. There is land for two ploughs. It is waste.
Alsop Hall opposite the church, was built in the late 16th century for the Alsop family.
The village formerly had a station on the railway line connecting Ashbourne and Buxton. Located to the west and above the village, the station is a now a car-park and access point for the Tissington Trail, a 13-mile (21 km) bridleway and walk/cycle path that utilizes this section of the line. Opened in 1971, it is part of the National Cycle Network.
The derivation of “Alsop en le Dale” is the product of a two-stage process: “Alsop” originates from “Ælli’s little valley” (Old English hop), whilst en le Dale is from the Old French for “in the” and the Old English dœl (valley).
- King William held a number of manors in Derbyshire including Weston-on-Trent, Melbourne, and Newton Solney.
- Domesday Book, a complete translation, Ann Williams and GH Martin (Eds), p742, ISBN 0-14-051535-6, 2002
- Field, John (1980). Place-names of Great Britain and Ireland. Newton Abbot, Devon: David & Charles. p. 23. ISBN 0389201545. OCLC 6964610.
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- Memorial inscriptions in the church & churchyard
- Alsop en le Dale: historical and genealogical information at GENUKI.
- Alsop [-en-le-Dale] in the Domesday Book
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