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Ashbourne, Derbyshire

Ashbourne is a small town in the Derbyshire Dales, England. It has a population of 7,000.

Ashbourne is known for its annual two day Royal Shrovetide Football Match in which one half of the town plays the other at football, using the town as the pitch and with the goals three miles apart.

The MP for Ashbourne is Patrick McLoughlin (Conservative), the MP for West Derbyshire.


Ashbourne is located at 53°01'00" North, 01°43'00" West (53.0167, -1.7167)1.

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