Littleover

LITTLEOVER, a chapelry, in the parish of Mickleover, union of Shardlow, hundred of Morleston and Litchurch, county of Derby, 2 miles (S. W. by S.) from Derby; containing 497 inhabitants. It comprises 1483 acres, of a strong marly soil; and has a straggling village, in which are a few houses of modern erection. The chapel is a small ancient edifice, consisting of a nave, chancel, aisle, and turret; it contains a handsome monument to Sir Richard Harpur. The vicar has 74½ acres of glebe here.

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

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