Weston Underwood, Derbyshire

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Weston Underwood
Village of Weston Underwood (Derbyshire).jpg
Weston Underwood
Weston Underwood is located in Derbyshire
Weston Underwood
Weston Underwood
Weston Underwood shown within Derbyshire
Population 374 (2011)_
OS grid reference SK2942
Civil parish
  • Weston Underwood
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Ashbourne
Postcode district DE6
Dialling code 01335
Police Derbyshire
Fire Derbyshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament
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UK
England
Derbyshire
52°58′44″N 1°33′58″W / 52.979°N 1.566°W / 52.979; -1.566Coordinates: 52°58′44″N 1°33′58″W / 52.979°N 1.566°W / 52.979; -1.566

Weston Underwood is an agricultural village and civil parish in the Amber Valley district of Derbyshire. The population of the Civil Parish (comprising the Villages of Weston Underwood, Muggington and Muggington Lane End) as taken at the 2011 Census was 374.[1] It is just over five miles (8 km) from Derby. Nearby places are Mugginton, Kedleston Hall and Carsington Water.

History[edit]

Weston Underwood is mentioned in the Domesday Book.[2]

In 1086, the book notes that

"In Weston Underwood, Wolfsige had 1 carucate of land to the geld. There is land for one plough. There is now one ploughs in demesne and six villans and six bordars have two ploughs.Therebare six acres of pasture and woodland pasture a league long and half a league broad. Value was 40 shillings now twenty shillings. Gulbert holds it for Ralph de Buron."

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Archived from the original on 21 October 2016. Retrieved 18 March 2016. 
  2. ^ Domesday Book: A Complete Transliteration. London: Penguin, 2003. ISBN 0-14-143994-7 p.752

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