The Village Of Denby
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Denby is a village in the English county of Derbyshire that is notable as the birthplace of John Flamsteed, England's first Royal Astronomer, and the location of the Denby Pottery Company.
There is a memorial garden for John Flamsteed; opposite St Mary's church, which features the stellasphere which shows the position of the stars and planets overhead at the current time.
Denby is three miles south-east from Belper and eight miles north of Derby. Denby is home to a secondary school which is named after John Flamsteed. It was once served by Denby railway station on the Midland Railway Ripley Branch.
 See also
List of places in Derbyshire
1.^ Denby Parish Census 2001
2.^ School web site, accessed 7 December 2009
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