About Charlesworth village 

  • Population about 1900 souls
  • In the Domesday Book
  • Former wool weaving and cotton mill village above the River Etherow
  • On the A626 between Marple and Glossop
  • On the edge of the Peak District National Park
  • Mainly stone built houses
  • Bisected by the A626 in one direction and by Town Lane / Long Lane in the other
  • Plagued by through traffic and antisocial driving behaviour
  • Has 4 shops, 2 pubs, a number of clubs, a garage, 4 places of worship
  • Local wells (drinking troughs) are dressed annually
  • Carnival held each July
  • Has a number of stables
  • For a map, see here.
About Chisworth village

  • Has some 120 houses, many of which are beside the A626
  • For more details of the village, please follow this link to the Wikipedia entry.