Yeaveley

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Yeaveley
Yeaveley church 368688 c31bcd9a.jpg
The red brick Holy Trinity church
Yeaveley is located in Derbyshire
Yeaveley
Yeaveley
Yeaveley shown within Derbyshire
OS grid reference SK186403
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Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ASHBOURNE
Postcode district DE6
Dialling code 01335
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52°57′36″N 1°43′26″W / 52.960°N 1.724°W / 52.960; -1.724Coordinates: 52°57′36″N 1°43′26″W / 52.960°N 1.724°W / 52.960; -1.724

Yeaveley is a small village and civil parish near Rodsley and 4 miles south of Ashbourne in Derbyshire. The population of the civil parish (including Rodsley) as at the 2011 census was 396.[1]

The village has no school but does have a public house and the Holy Trinity Church. During the reign of Richard I, Ralph Foun gave a hermitage at Yeaveley with lands, waters, woods, mills, and other appurtenances to the Knights Hospitallers.[2]

Notable residents[edit]

Henry Yevele, medieval architect of Westminster Abbey nave was born here c. 1320[3]

John Jackson Oakden, pioneer pastoralist and explorer of South Australia was born here 1818.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  2. ^ 'House of Knights Hospitallers: The preceptory of Yeaveley and Barrow', A History of the County of Derby: Volume 2 (1907), pp. 75-77. url. Date accessed: 21 April 2008.
  3. ^ Derbyshireuk

External links[edit]

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