Radbourne, Derbyshire


St Andrew's Church, Radbourne
 Radbourne shown within Derbyshire
OS grid referenceSK283362
DistrictSouth Derbyshire
Shire countyDerbyshire
RegionEast Midlands
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode district DE6
Police Derbyshire
Fire Derbyshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
List of places

Coordinates: 52°55′23″N 1°34′48″W / 52.923°N 1.580°W / 52.923; -1.580

Radbourne is a small village and civil parish in the English county of Derbyshire, a few miles west of Derby. grid reference SK285365. As the population of the civil parish taken at the 2011 census was less than 100 details are included in the civil parish of Etwall.

Of interest is St Andrew's church and Radbourne Hall. It has been said that Bonnie Prince Charlie stayed one night at the hall in 1745 on his march south when his army halted at Swarkestone Bridge just south of Derby.

The medieval knight Sir John Chandos, a close friend of Edward, the Black Prince, hailed from Radbourne in the 14th century.

Erasmus Darwin, grandfather of Charles, lived at Radbourne Hall for a short while after his marriage to Elizabeth Pole in 1781.

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