Place:


Markeaton  Derbyshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Markeaton like this:

MARKEATON, a township in Mackworth parish, Derbyshire; on an affluent of the river Derwent. 1½ mile NW of Derby. Real property, £4,835. Pop., 247. Houses, 42. The manor belonged to the Earls of Chester; passed to the Touchets; and, with Markeaton Hall, belongs now to W. Mundy, Esq. The Hall was built in 1755, and stands in a spacious park.

Markeaton through time

Markeaton is now part of Amber Valley district. Click here for graphs and data of how Amber Valley has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Markeaton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Markeaton, in Amber Valley and Derbyshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/2710

Date accessed: 14th November 2018


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