A report on Derbyshire

The henge monument at Arbor Low
Flooding in South Wingfield Derbyshire in 2012
A cross-section of northern Derbyshire, from west to east, showing the approximate structure of an eroded dome, with younger Coal Measure rocks to the east, and older limestone exposed in the centre
The rugged moorland edge of the southern Pennines at Kinder Downfall
The ruins of the Magpie Mine near Sheldon
Derbyshire parliamentary constituencies 2019 election result
County Hall, Matlock
One of many Victorian village schools in Derbyshire
County Cricket Ground, in Derby
The scenic Derbyshire that attracts tourists
Flag of Derbyshire

County in the East Midlands of England.

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The henge monument at Arbor Low

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A High Peak panorama between Hayfield and Chinley

Peak District

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Upland area in England at the southern end of the Pennines.

Upland area in England at the southern end of the Pennines.

A High Peak panorama between Hayfield and Chinley
Towns around the Peak District
Rivers around the Peak District
The Bugsworth Basin on the Peak Forest Canal
Thor's Cave seen from the Manifold Way
A view of the Edale valley from Mam Tor
Tunsted Quarry
Buxton Crescent and St Ann's Well
A well dressing at Hayfield
Paragliding from Mam Tor
Looking southeast over the Roaches and Hen Cloud
Map showing tunnels beneath the Peak District
Totley Tunnel on the Manchester to Sheffield line
Walkers above the Derwent Reservoir
Chatsworth House, the setting for a 2005 adaptation of Pride and Prejudice
Ladybower Reservoir in the Upper Derwent Valley, set location for The Dam Busters

Mostly in Derbyshire, it extends into Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Staffordshire, West Yorkshire and South Yorkshire.

Derby

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The tower of Derby Cathedral.
View of Derby Cathedral's facing clock tower
Statue of Bonnie Prince Charlie on Cathedral Green
Derby Silk Mill is part of the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site
Derby Council House
Representation of The Derby Ram in East Street
Derby built-up area, also showing Quarndon
Old steam crane, manufactured by "Henry J. Coles", in Derby. Villalba station, Spain.
Annual dinner of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers held in the carriage works of the Midland Railway at Derby in 1898. Samuel Johnson, the railway's Chief Mechanical Engineer was the institution president.
Pickford's House Museum
Derby Guildhall, the former seat of local government, today serves primarily as a 240-seat theatre. It was rebuilt after the previous hall was destroyed by fire in 1841.
Mercian Way, looking across Abbey Street towards Uttoxeter New Road
Derby railway station
Pride Park Stadium
Derby-born Melissa Reid
The restored Grove Street Lodge and "Grand Entrance" at the northern end of the Arboretum
Ye Olde Dolphin Inne

Derby is a city and unitary authority area in Derbyshire, England.

River Derwent, Derbyshire

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Boggy ground in Swains Greave, on Bleaklow
The river in its highest stretch, on Howden Moor close to the source
Derwent Reservoir, with river water cascading over Howden Dam, and Howden Moor in the background
The river at Calver
Weir in the river at Chatsworth House
The river at Matlock Bath, as seen from the Heights of Abraham cable car
The valley of the Derwent upstream of Whatstandwell
The river just south of Duffield
The river outside the Council House in Derby

The Derwent is a river in Derbyshire, England.

Filling bottles with water at St Ann's Well

Buxton

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Filling bottles with water at St Ann's Well
Buxton Wells, from a 1610 map
Buxton in 1965 with shoppers and tourists filling Spring Gardens
Buxton Town Hall (on the right)
Buxton Crescent and St Ann's Well
Nocturnal view of the restored Buxton Thermal Baths, and Brian Clarke's modern stained glass canopy over the Cavendish Arcade
Corbar Hill and the Dome
Palace Hotel
Corbar Cross
Buxton Opera House
Buxton Raceway
View of Buxton from Solomon's Temple
Charles Henry John Chetwynd-Talbot, Vanity Fair, 1903
Herbert Eisner
Vera Brittain
Lloyd Cole, 2010
Mick Andrews, 1976
Station exterior in 1965. The present station is on the left and the former Midland Railway station is in the centre of the picture

Buxton is a spa town in the Borough of High Peak, Derbyshire, England.

Former weavers' cottages in Wardle. The development of Greater Manchester is attributed to a shared tradition of domestic cloth production, and textile manufacture during the Industrial Revolution.

Greater Manchester

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Metropolitan county and combined authority area in North West England, with a population of 2.8 million; comprising ten metropolitan boroughs: Manchester, Salford, Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan.

Metropolitan county and combined authority area in North West England, with a population of 2.8 million; comprising ten metropolitan boroughs: Manchester, Salford, Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan.

Former weavers' cottages in Wardle. The development of Greater Manchester is attributed to a shared tradition of domestic cloth production, and textile manufacture during the Industrial Revolution.
Greater Manchester lies at the conjunction of the ancient county boundaries of Cheshire, Lancashire and the West Riding of Yorkshire.
The Greater Manchester Exhibition Centre (better known as the G-Mex centre and now rebranded as Manchester Central) was the converted former Manchester Central railway station in Manchester city centre used for hosting the county's cultural events.
Stockport Bus Station in 1988. Greater Manchester Transport (later GM Buses) operated bus services throughout the county, from 1974 to 1993.
GMC County Hall (now known as Westminster House) in Manchester housed the Greater Manchester County Council until its abolition in 1986.
An aerial photograph of Greater Manchester, looking west
The Greater Manchester Urban Area, as defined in 2001, highlighted in red against the boundaries of the Metropolitan County
A view over the borough of Tameside, towards Manchester city centre circa 2008.
Common cottongrass (Eriophorum angustifolium), seen here at Light Hazzles Reservoir near Littleborough, was voted the county flower of Greater Manchester in 2002
Andy Burnham has served as the inaugural Mayor of Greater Manchester since May 2017.
A bus stop in Denton bearing the logo of Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM). TfGM is a functional executive body of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority and has responsibilities for public transport in Greater Manchester.
The population of Greater Manchester increased from around 328 thousand in 1801, to 2.68M in 2011, peaking in 1971 at 2.7M.
Much of Greater Manchester's housing stock consists of terraced houses constructed as low-cost dwellings for the populations of local factory towns.
Population density map
Oldham, painted during the Industrial Revolution by J. H. Carse. Many towns in Greater Manchester were built around the mills.
The Trafford Centre in Trafford is one of the largest shopping centres in the United Kingdom.
The M60 motorway, seen here at Failsworth, is an orbital motorway in Greater Manchester.
A Metrolink tram in Radcliffe, part of Greater Manchester's light rail network.
First Greater Manchester operate bus services in northern-Greater Manchester.
Old Trafford, home to Manchester United F.C.
Bolton Wanderers F.C. are based at the University of Bolton Stadium, in Horwich
The main entrance of Old Trafford Cricket Ground
The City of Manchester Stadium, the main venue of the 2002 Commonwealth Games and home to Manchester City F.C.
Eccles cake is a small round flaky pastry cake filled with currants, sugar and spice. It is native to Eccles.
The Imperial War Museum North in Trafford Park was designed by Daniel Libeskind, and is one of the Imperial War Museum's five branches.
The Lowry is a combined theatre and exhibition centre at Salford Quays, and is Greater Manchester's most visited tourist attraction.
The arms of the Greater Manchester County Council, depicted here, became redundant with the abolition of the council in 1986 (though similar arms are used by the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service).

Greater Manchester borders the ceremonial counties of Cheshire (to the south-west and south), Derbyshire (to the south-east), West Yorkshire (to the north-east), Lancashire (to the north) and Merseyside (to the west).

National and County cricket player Harold Larwood

Nottinghamshire

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National and County cricket player Harold Larwood
The council house and a tram in Nottingham market square

Nottinghamshire (abbreviated Notts.) is a landlocked county in the East Midlands region of England, bordering South Yorkshire to the north-west, Lincolnshire to the east, Leicestershire to the south, and Derbyshire to the west.

Northern England and adjoining areas, showing the general extent of the Pennines

Pennines

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The Pennines, also known as the Pennine Chain or Pennine Hills, are a range of uplands running between three regions of Northern England: North West England on the west, and North East England and Yorkshire and the Humber on the east.

The Pennines, also known as the Pennine Chain or Pennine Hills, are a range of uplands running between three regions of Northern England: North West England on the west, and North East England and Yorkshire and the Humber on the east.

Northern England and adjoining areas, showing the general extent of the Pennines
Scenery in the Forest of Bowland
Stanage Edge in the Peak District
Croasdale Fell, Forest of Bowland
Kinder Downfall, a waterfall on Kinder Scout, Dark Peak
Limestone scenery: Thor's Cave, Staffordshire, from the Manifold Way. Limestone is common in the White Peak and Yorkshire Dales, making those areas distinct from other parts of the Pennines.
A prehistoric settlement on Harkerside Moor in Swaledale
The Pennines are traversed by several passes, mostly aligned with major rivers.
A train in British Rail blue about to enter the western portal of Woodhead 3, shortly before closure in 1981
The National Parks of England and Wales; two include areas of the Pennines, those marked as 7 and 1
England, Wales and Northern Ireland AONBs. The Pennines host three, with a large one protecting the North Pennines.
Shooting of red grouse is an economically important activity in the Pennines.

In 2004, George Redmonds reassessed this, finding that numerous respected writers passed over the origin of the mountains' name in silence even in works dedicated to the topological etymology of Derbyshire and Lancashire.

John Speed's c. 1611 map of Staffordshire, showing the county's historic boundaries and its hundreds

Staffordshire

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Landlocked county in the West Midlands of England.

Landlocked county in the West Midlands of England.

John Speed's c. 1611 map of Staffordshire, showing the county's historic boundaries and its hundreds
Lichfield Cathedral
The Staffordshire Hoard, discovered in a field near Lichfield in July 2009, is perhaps the most important collection of Anglo-Saxon objects found in England.
Stafford town centre
Mow Cop Castle on the Staffordshire Moorlands
Stone railway station in Stone
The Broad Eye Windmill in Stafford, home of Windmill Broadcasting
Stafford Shire Hall
Boscobel House
Tamworth Castle
Lichfield Cathedral
Weston Park
Wightwick Manor
The Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal
Map of Staffordshire and its hundreds, by Wenceslas Hollar, c. 1627–1677

It borders Cheshire to the northwest, Derbyshire and Leicestershire to the east, Warwickshire to the southeast, the West Midlands County and Worcestershire to the south, and Shropshire to the west.

Hundreds of Cheshire in Domesday Book. Areas highlighted in pink became part of Flintshire in Wales.

Cheshire

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Historic and ceremonial county in North West England.

Historic and ceremonial county in North West England.

Hundreds of Cheshire in Domesday Book. Areas highlighted in pink became part of Flintshire in Wales.
Map of Cheshire in 1577.
Wilmslow Church
A resident of Knutsford sanding the street in celebration of May Day in 1920
Lewis Carroll memorial window (featuring the Hatter and March Hare)
Alderley Edge in 1951
Anderton Boat Lift
Chester Weir on the River Dee
Canal cutting by Chester city walls
Manchester Ship Canal from Ellesmere Port Dock towards Stanlow

It is bordered by the counties of Merseyside and Greater Manchester to the north, Derbyshire to the east, Staffordshire and Shropshire to the south, and Wales to the west.

A field of sheep near Stoke Golding

Leicestershire

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Ceremonial and non-metropolitan county in the East Midlands, England.

Ceremonial and non-metropolitan county in the East Midlands, England.

A field of sheep near Stoke Golding
Belvoir Castle today
The entrance to Burrough Hill Iron Age hillfort
The National Space Centre in Leicester

The county borders Nottinghamshire to the north, Lincolnshire to the north-east, Rutland to the east, Northamptonshire to the south-east, Warwickshire to the south-west, Staffordshire to the west, and Derbyshire to the north-west.