SK2261 : Entering Elton

taken 4 years ago, near to Elton, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Entering Elton
Entering Elton
Elton is a village in Derbyshire, and lies within the Peak District. There are no shops situated in the village but Elton has a small post office, church, school, village hall, pub and a sports field. Its nearest towns are Bakewell and Matlock. Elton was mentioned in the Domesday book in 1086.
Elton is situated on a hillside overlooking a rock formation known as Robin Hood's Stride. It lies on the division between gritstone and limestone countryside and there are examples of buildings and walls constructed with both types of stone in the village. It is a popular destination for cyclists and tourists looking for a quiet and relaxing time in the countryside.

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SK2261, 69 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 30 August, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 13 March, 2016
Geographical Context
Boundary, Barrier  Village, Rural settlement 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2285 6100 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:8.7395N 1:39.5898W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2288 6100
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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