Hartshorne, Derbyshire

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Hartshorne
Hartshorne church.jpg
St Peter's church
Hartshorne is located in Derbyshire
Hartshorne
Hartshorne
Hartshorne shown within Derbyshire
Population 3,888 (2011)
OS grid reference SK320213
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Swadlincote
Postcode district DE11
Police Derbyshire
Fire Derbyshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
List of places
UK
England
Derbyshire
52°47′20″N 1°31′34″W / 52.789°N 1.526°W / 52.789; -1.526Coordinates: 52°47′20″N 1°31′34″W / 52.789°N 1.526°W / 52.789; -1.526

Hartshorne is a village and civil parish in the English county of Derbyshire. The population of the civil parish as of the 2011 census was 3,888.[1] It is north of the town of Swadlincote.

The name is pronounced Harts-horne; the sh is not a digraph, as this is a compound. However, locals pronounce it "Artsun".

Amenities[edit]

Chesterfield Arms, Hartshorne (now demolished)
Methodist Chapel, Hartshorne
Admiral Rodney, Hartshorne

Local pubs include "The Admiral Rodney" named after the 1st Baron Rodney (1719–1792), "The Mill Wheel" (with an 18th-century mill wheel measuring 20 feet in diameter), "The Bulls Head" and "The Greyhound". "The Chesterfield Arms" was demolished in September 2009. The "Snooty Fox" (formerly the "Dominoes") was demolished in 2009. The "New Inn" closed in the 1960s and was then used as a hairdressing salon before being demolished in 1975 to make a car park extension for the "Admiral Rodney".

History[edit]

Hartshorne was mentioned in the Domesday book as belonging to Henry de Ferrers[2] and being worth ten shillings.[3] It passed to the Ireland family in the fourteenth century, and subsequently to the family of the Foljambe baronets.

Transport[edit]

The local bus service is the No.2 maintained by Arriva Midlands between Derby and Swadlincote via Melbourne, this was previously a Trent route 168 & Arriva route No.69.

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 25 March 2016. 
  2. ^ Henry was given a large number of manors in Derbyshire including Doveridge, Linton, Pilsbury and Cowley.
  3. ^ Domesday Book: A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 2003. ISBN 0-14-143994-7 p.745

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