Callow

CALLOW, a hamlet, in the parish and hundred of Wirksworth, S. division of the county of Derby, 2½ miles (S. W.) from Wirksworth; containing 112 inhabitants. It comprises about 1000 acres of land, and has a small village. Callow Hall was an ancient moated mansion of considerable extent, of which a small portion remains, occupied as a farmhouse; the moat and part of the bridge are still visible. The rectorial tithes have been commuted for £154.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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