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A peaceful little limestone village, which gave its name to the nearby Carsington Water.

A peaceful little limestone village, just 2.5 miles from Wirksworth and 7 miles from Ashbourne, which has given its name to the nearby reservoir at Carsington Water.

Adjoining scenic nearby Hopton, Carsington was once a centre for lead mining and stayed virtually unchanged for centuries.

The Gell family built Hopton Hall, which hides behind the "crinkle crankle wall", and also the old almshouses. Things changed in 1992 with the opening of the nearby reservoir and new road around the village.

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