Chunal

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Chunal
A624 road, Chunal - 252335.jpg
Chunal
Chunal is located in Derbyshire
Chunal
Chunal
Chunal shown within Derbyshire
Population 30 
OS grid reference SK034918
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Glossop
Postcode district SK13
Dialling code 01457
Police Derbyshire
Fire Derbyshire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Derbyshire
53°25′23″N 1°57′00″W / 53.423°N 1.950°W / 53.423; -1.950Coordinates: 53°25′23″N 1°57′00″W / 53.423°N 1.950°W / 53.423; -1.950

Chunal is a hamlet in Derbyshire, England. It is located on the A624 road, 1 mile south of Glossop. The philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein conducted aeronautical research at Chunal during his time as an engineering research student at Manchester University (1908-1911). He flew kites into the upper atmosphere.[1]

Transport[edit]

There are several bus stops going through the hamlet towards Charlestown, Glossop, Buxton and Macclesfield.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sterrett, Susan G. (2005). Wittgenstein Flies a Kite: A Story of Models of Wings and Models of the World. Penguin Group ISBN 978-0-13-149997-3