New Smithy

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New Smithy
Chinley - Crown & Mitre at New Smithy - geograph.org.uk - 2979085.jpg
The Crown & Mitre
New Smithy is located in Derbyshire
New Smithy
New Smithy
New Smithy shown within Derbyshire
OS grid reference SK08SE04
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District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town STOCKPORT
Postcode district SK23 6DZ
Dialling code 01663
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53°20′N 1°55′W / 53.33°N 1.92°W / 53.33; -1.92Coordinates: 53°20′N 1°55′W / 53.33°N 1.92°W / 53.33; -1.92
The TOTSO railway bridge at New Smithy.

New Smithy is a hamlet in Derbyshire, England, near the village and in the parish of Chinley. It sits on the A624 trunk road from Glossop to Chapel-en-le-Frith featuring a TOTSO where left carries one down to Chapel and right heads to Chinley. There is a railway bridge over the turning, used for both freight and passengers, on the Hope Valley Line to Sheffield and Buxton; very close down the line is Chinley railway station. Next to this the Crown & Mitre pub is the main landmark and there are a couple of residential housing streets and terraces, and one or two businesses. The hamlet has an industrial past, along with the neighbouring village of Hayfield.[1] New Smithy's Maynestone Mill was finally demolished in 1946, almost 500 years after it was opened in 1452.[1][2]

New Smithy is in a hilly area (being in the Peak District); geographical features include Bole Hill, Mount Famine, South Head, Eccles Pike, Mag Low, Chinley Churn, the River Sett and Combs Reservoir.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Morris, Liz; Harvey Rudkin. "Chinley, Buxworth & Brownside Community Association - History". Chinley, Buxworth & Brownside Community Association. Retrieved 12 January 2016. 
  2. ^ Andrew, Angela (16 August 2012). "Ralph GEE of Lydgate - Indenture dated 2nd October 1624". geesofderbyshire. Retrieved 12 January 2016. 
  3. ^ Good Stuff IT Services. "New Smithy, Derbyshire | Explore Britain". Explorebritain.info. Retrieved 12 January 2016.