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Alvaston Old Hall

The following description of the parish of Alvaston is taken from 'History, Topography and Directory of Derbyshire' by T. Bulmer and Co. 1895. 'The manor of Alewoldstone (Alvaston) was given by the William the Conqueror to Geoffrey Alselin. Subsequently it passed through various families by whom portions of land were alienated and given to the abbeys of Dale and Darley. After the dissolution of th…