Netherseal

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Netherseal
Netherseal Church 119535 8bb2979e.jpg
St. Peter's Church
Netherseal is located in Derbyshire
Netherseal
Netherseal
Netherseal shown within Derbyshire
Population 923 (2011)
OS grid reference SK286131
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town SWADLINCOTE
Postcode district DE12
Police Derbyshire
Fire Derbyshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
List of places
UK
England
Derbyshire
52°42′54″N 1°34′37″W / 52.715°N 1.577°W / 52.715; -1.577Coordinates: 52°42′54″N 1°34′37″W / 52.715°N 1.577°W / 52.715; -1.577
Netherseal Hall, Derbyshire in the early 20th Century.

Netherseal (or 'Netherseale') is a village and civil parishin the English county of Derbyshire,[1][2] situated in the South Derbyshire district. Together with neighbouring Lullington it is the southernmost village in the county. The population of the civil parish as of the 2011 census was 923.[3]

Location[edit]

The village is less than 2 miles from the neighbouring county of Leicestershire, and is close to the A444 and the M42 motorway, on the banks of the River Mease.[4]

History[edit]

St Peter's Church, Netherseal is the burial place of Sir Nigel Gresley and the birthplace of the historian, Eben William Robertson. It has a couple of 17th century almshouses, but the home of the Gresley family was demolished in 1933.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ OS Explorer Map 245: The National Forest :(1:25 000) :ISBN 0 319 24028 2
  2. ^ Map Details retrieved 11 April 2013
  3. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 29 March 2016. 
  4. ^ a b http://www.derbyshireuk.net/netherseal.html

External links[edit]

Media related to Netherseal at Wikimedia Commons