The Village Of Kedleston
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Kedleston is a village and civil parish in the Amber Valley district of Derbyshire. It lies to the north-west of Derby, and nearby places include Quarndon, Weston Underwood, Mugginton, and Kirk Langley.
Kedleston was mentioned in the Domesday book as belonging to Henry de Ferrers and having a mill. It was valued at 20 shillings.
The village is the site of Kedleston Hall, the historic residence of the Curzon family and now run by the National Trust. The parish church is All Saints, which is in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust.
Robert of Courçon, English cardinal, was born here is the 12th century.
The Lord Curzon of Kedleston, Viceroy of India (1899–1905).
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