Cartledge

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Cartledge
Cartledge is located in Derbyshire
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Cartledge shown within Derbyshire
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53°17′37″N 1°30′50″W / 53.2935°N 01.5139°W / 53.2935; -01.5139Coordinates: 53°17′37″N 1°30′50″W / 53.2935°N 01.5139°W / 53.2935; -01.5139

Cartledge is a hamlet in Derbyshire, England. It is 10 kilometres (6 mi) southwest of Sheffield, and just south of the village of Holmesfield. Its name is derived from the Old Norse kartr, meaning rocky ground, and the Old English pre 7th-century loecc, meaning boggy stream.[1] It features Cartledge Hall was built c.1585 as a dower house for Alice Burton (née Wolstenholme)[2] and later rebuilt during Elizabethan times.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Surname: Cartledge". SurnameDB.com. Retrieved 2008-05-19. 
  2. ^ Biggs, Paul; Biggs, Sandra (1997). Discovery Walks in Derbyshire. Google Books. Retrieved 2008-05-19. 
  3. ^ Redfern, Roger A. (2001). Walking in Peakland. Google Books. Retrieved 2008-05-19. 

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