Wensley, Derbyshire

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Wensley
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Wensley
Wensley is located in Derbyshire
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Wensley shown within Derbyshire
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53°08′46″N 1°36′29″W / 53.146°N 1.608°W / 53.146; -1.608Coordinates: 53°08′46″N 1°36′29″W / 53.146°N 1.608°W / 53.146; -1.608

Wensley is a hamlet in Derbyshire, England. It is located 3 miles (4.8 km) from Matlock, on the B5057 road.

The villagers in Wensley were employed in the lead mining industry in the fields around the village in the 18th and 19th century after the London Lead Company obtained the mining rights in the 1720s.[1]

The nearest schools are South Darley Primary School, Winster Primary School, Elton Primary School and Darley Dale Primary School. Its nearest senior schools are Lady Manners School in Bakewell and Highfields School in Matlock, Derbyshire.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Welcome to Wensley, accessed 28 December 2008

External links[edit]

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