Burbage, Derbyshire

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Burbage
Burbage bridge.jpg
Disused railway bridge, Burbage,which carried the old Macclesfield Road over the line. Viewed looking NE over Burbage and Buxton. The bridge is completely filled some 15 yards in. To the north lies the 500 yd Burbage Tunnel which took the line into the Goyt Valley.
Burbage is located in Derbyshire
Burbage
Burbage
Burbage shown within Derbyshire
Population 2,540 (Ward. 2011)
OS grid reference SK047728
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BUXTON
Postcode district SK17
Police Derbyshire
Fire Derbyshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
List of places
UK
England
Derbyshire
53°15′11″N 1°55′48″W / 53.253°N 1.930°W / 53.253; -1.930Coordinates: 53°15′11″N 1°55′48″W / 53.253°N 1.930°W / 53.253; -1.930

Burbage, is a village in Derbyshire, and was a parish until 1961, when it became part of the parish of Buxton. At the 2011 Census Burbage was a ward of the High Peak Council. The population taken at this Census was 2,540.[1]

Burbage is well known for its Brass Band, the Burbage Band (Buxton).

Burbage backs onto Grinlow Woods and provides access to Solomon's Temple.

Burbage Tunnel is a remnant of the Cromford and High Peak Railway, which operated from 1831 to 1967, although the section near Burbage was abandoned in the 1890s in favour of a new alignment via Buxton.

Photographs of Burbage can be found at GENUKI

Burbage Golf Club (now defunct) first appeared in 1899. It continued until the 1920s. [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ward population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  2. ^ “Burbage Golf Club”, “Golf’s Missing Links”.

External links[edit]

Media related to Burbage, Derbyshire at Wikimedia Commons