Griff-Grange

GRIFF-GRANGE, an extra-parochial liberty, adjoining the township of Hopton, in the parish and hundred of Wirksworth, union of Belper, S. division of the county of Derby, 4½ miles (W. by N.) from Wirksworth; containing 24 inhabitants. It is situated on a lofty mountain, on the western side of which the road from Wirksworth to Bakewell runs along a delightful vale, denominated the "Valley of the Lilies." The eastern side is inclosed by the high lands of Ible. A small stream overhung with copse and underwood, runs through, forming a romantic and sylvan walk.

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

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