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Hassop, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Hassop, a village and a township in Bakewell parish, Derbyshire. The village stands at the foot of a lofty hill, adjacent to the Buxton railway, 2½ miles N of Bakewell, and has a station with telegraph on the railway, and a post office under Bakewell; money order office, Great Longstone. Area of township, 1363 acres; population, 110. Hassop Hall is the seat of the Leslies, the lords of the manor, and was garrisoned in 1643 for Charles I. A handsome Roman Catholic chapel, built in 1818, is near the entrance to the hall, and was thoroughly restored in 1886. There is a convent of the Sisters of Peace.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyDerbyshire 
Civil parishBakewell 
HundredHigh Peak 
Poor Law unionBakewell 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records, in conjunction with the Derbyshire Record Office, have the Church of England Baptisms (1538-1916), Marriages and Banns (1538-1932), and Burials (1538-1991) online.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Hassop from the following:

Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Derbyshire is online.


Online maps of Hassop are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Derbyshire papers online:

DistrictDerbyshire Dales
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtDE45
Post TownBakewell