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Gamesley is a village in Derbyshire, England, west of Glossop and north of New Mills[?]. It lies close to the boundary with Tameside in Greater Manchester.

Gamesley is the site of a Roman fort, Ardotalia[?], renamed "Melandra" in the 19th century by an amateur historian.

Gamesley is also, with Hadfield[?], one of the locations used in the cult TV series The League of Gentlemen.

Gamesley Fold Cottage Garden is well-known, with a house dating back to 1650, and is opened to the public every year under the National Gardens Scheme.

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