Place:Litton, Derbyshire, England


Alt namesLitunsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 69
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates53.267°N 1.75°W
Located inDerbyshire, England
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Litton is a village and civil parish in the Peak District of Derbyshire, England. The population at the 2011 Census was 675 (including Cressbrook (within the parish) and the separate parish of Little Longstone). It is one mile from Tideswell and six miles from Bakewell.[1]

The village has a primary school, a public house (the Red Lion) and a post office run by a co-operative of villagers. There are two churches, one at the east end of the village, and Christ Church at the west, on the outskirts of the village on the road to Tideswell.

Litton has a well dressing each summer. The display is set on a base of moist clay and the patterns formed from petals, seeds, mosses and lichens.

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