Tunstead Milton

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Tunstead Milton
Tunstead Milton, Derbyshire 2007 (geograph 435210).jpg
Tunstead Milton.
Tunstead Milton is located in Derbyshire
Tunstead Milton
Tunstead Milton
Location within Derbyshire
OS grid referenceSK031797
Civil parish
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townHIGH PEAK
Postcode districtSK23
AmbulanceEast Midlands
EU ParliamentEast Midlands
List of places
53°18′54″N 1°57′14″W / 53.315°N 1.954°W / 53.315; -1.954Coordinates: 53°18′54″N 1°57′14″W / 53.315°N 1.954°W / 53.315; -1.954

Tunstead Milton is a village in Derbyshire, England.

It is situated on the B5470 road west of, and in the parish of Chapel-en-le-Frith, near the northern edge of the Combs Reservoir.

It is the location of Tunstead Dickey, a "Screaming Skull", and is mentioned in Highways and Byways in Derbyshire by J B Frith, a guide published in 1905, and in Black's Guide published throughout the 19th century.

The name Tunstead is likely derived from hundred homestead and Milton from mill town.

The hamlet had in the past a post office, a garage and two public houses, all of which have now closed.

It should not be confused with Tunstead, which is roughly five miles to the southeast, near Wormhill.


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