Hardstoft

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Hardstoft
Hardstoft Derbyshire.jpg
Toll Bar Cottage, Hardstoft.
Hardstoft is located in Derbyshire
Hardstoft
Hardstoft
Hardstoft shown within Derbyshire
OS grid reference SK439631
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CHESTERFIELD
Postcode district S45
Police Derbyshire
Fire Derbyshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
List of places
UK
England
DerbyshireCoordinates: 53°09′50″N 1°20′38″W / 53.164°N 1.344°W / 53.164; -1.344

Hardstoft is a hamlet in Derbyshire, England. It is located four miles east of Clay Cross, on the B6039 road.

The Mexican Eagle Petroleum Company found small quantities of oil near Hardstoft in 1919 under encouragement from the British government.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The History of the British Petroleum Company, R. W. Ferrier, accessed 28 December 2008