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Weston Underwood, Derbyshire

Coordinates: 52°58′44″N 1°33′58″W / 52.979°N 1.566°W / 52.979; -1.566

Weston Underwood

Weston Underwood.
Population 165 
OS grid reference SK2942
Civil parish Weston Underwood
District Amber Valley
Shire county Derbyshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Ashbourne
Postcode district DE6
Dialling code 01335
Police Derbyshire
Fire Derbyshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Derbyshire Dales
List of places

Weston Underwood is an agricultural village and civil parish in the Amber Valley district of Derbyshire. It is just over five miles (8 km) from Derby. Nearby places are Mugginton, Kedleston Hall and Carsington Water.


Weston Underwood is mentioned in the Domesday Book.[1]

In 1086, the book notes that
"In Weston Underwood, Wolfsige had 1 carucate of land to the geld. There is land for one plough. There is now one ploughs in demesne and six villans and six bordars have two ploughs.Therebare six acres of pasture and woodland pasture a league long and half a league broad. Value was 40 shillings now twenty shillings. Gulbert holds it for Ralph de Buron."


External links

  • A guide to Weston Underwood (and Mugginton)
  • The National Archives (UK).

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