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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Poor Law union||Bakewell|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Hassop from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Hassop)
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:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Derbyshire papers online: