Hackney, Derbyshire

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Hackney
Farley Hill, Upper Hackney 254482.jpg
Farley Hill, Upper Hackney.
Hackney is located in Derbyshire
Hackney
Hackney
Hackney shown within Derbyshire
OS grid reference SK288617
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town MATLOCK
Postcode district DE4
Dialling code 01629
Police Derbyshire
Fire Derbyshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
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UK
England
Derbyshire
53°09′07″N 1°34′12″W / 53.152°N 1.570°W / 53.152; -1.570Coordinates: 53°09′07″N 1°34′12″W / 53.152°N 1.570°W / 53.152; -1.570

Hackney and Upper Hackney are areas of settlement in Derbyshire, England. The population taken at the 2011 Census is included in the civil parish of Darley Dale.

They are located to the north west of Matlock, and separated from the River Derwent by the A6 road and the Peak Rail railway line. There is a Methodist chapel in the village, whilst the nearest C of E church is St. Helens C of E in Darley Dale. Hackney is home to Darley Dale Primary School on Greenaway Lane. The junior portion of the school is the former annexe of the John Turner secondary modern school from Darley Dale which closed in 1983. After that date the former annexe, which was formerly used as an assembly hall by the primary school, was absorbed into the primary school's infrastructure.

Close to the current Hackney Methodist Church is the former Primitive Methodist Chapel which was replaced by the current Chapel in 1908. Further up the village is the former Mission Church of St Philip and St James which closed around the end of the last century and is now a house.