Bradwell Brook in the village
Bradwell shown within Derbyshire
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Post town||HOPE VALLEY|
|EU Parliament||East Midlands|
|UK Parliament||High Peak|
A few Roman remains have been found in the village, associated with the nearby Navio fort at Brough-on-Noe, including a Roman bath. Grey Ditch is a medieval earthwork. The village grew again in the eighteenth century around lead mining.
As with many Peak District villages, Bradwell has become a settlement for commuters and retirees. The other sources of income are the landmark local cement factory, pubs, B&Bs, an eponymous locally made ice cream, and some subsidised farming. The Bagshaw Cavern former show cave is now only open by appointment.
- Denis Avey, British Hero of the Holocaust.
- Samuel Fox, umbrella frame designer, was born here in 1815.
Climate in this area has mild differences between highs and lows, and there is adequate rainfall year round. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfb". (Marine West Coast Climate/Oceanic climate).
- British Listed Buildings website
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- "Bradwells Ice Cream". Bradwells.com. Retrieved 2013-06-14.
- "Bagshawe Cavern". Hope Valley Online. Retrieved 17 September 2015.
- "Climate Summary". Weatherbase.com. Retrieved 2013-06-14.
- Well-dressing dates, photos and information
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