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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The main shopping and refreshment area situated on the A6 road, Matlock Bath

Matlock Bath

The main shopping and refreshment area situated on the A6 road, Matlock Bath
Cable Cars high above the A6 road
View of High Tor from the cable car showing the A6 road through the Bath with Matlock town in the distance
Most of the development on one side of the valley - steep hillside building solutions
Most of the development on one side of the valley - footbridge over River Derwent

Matlock Bath is a village and civil parish in Derbyshire, England.

River Dove, Central England

Principal river of the southwestern Peak District, in the Midlands of England and is around 72 km in length.

Principal river of the southwestern Peak District, in the Midlands of England and is around 72 km in length.

The River Dove at Dovedale
The traditional source of the River Dove, nowadays usually dry.
The River Dove at Milldale
The River Dove near Tutbury (Mill Fleam Sluice)

For almost its entire course it forms the boundary between the counties of Staffordshire (to the west) and Derbyshire (to the east).

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Axe Edge Moor

Major moorland southwest of Buxton in the Peak District.

Major moorland southwest of Buxton in the Peak District.

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The moor is shared between the counties of Derbyshire, Staffordshire and Cheshire, which meet on its southwestern flank at Three Shire Heads on the Dane.

Eight exclaves of highly anomalous Cowley, all in Hillingdon, then in Middlesex.

Brough and Shatton

Eight exclaves of highly anomalous Cowley, all in Hillingdon, then in Middlesex.

Brough and Shatton is a civil parish in Hope Valley in the High Peak district of Derbyshire, England.

Repton School

Brass of founder Sir John Port on his tomb in St Helen's parish church, Etwall, Derbyshire
Repton Grammar School gateway: tinted lithograph by Hullmandel & Walton
Repton School Chapel
Harold Abrahams, pictured here at the 1924 Olympics, joined the school in 1914
Roald Dahl gives accounts of his time at Repton in his autobiography
Jeremy Clarkson attended Repton in the 1970s.
Repton School Business Centre and Gallary, in a former shop
Bunny Austin attended Repton School.
Basil Rathbone, an alumnus of the school
1930s steam locomotive named after the school
Adam Peaty attended Repton School after his talent was identified
The School Arch, formerly part of Repton Priory, was moved to its current site in 1906.
New House
The Arch
The Old Priory and Garth
Pears School

Repton School is a 13–18 co-educational, independent, day and boarding school in the English public school tradition, in Repton, Derbyshire, England.

Derwent Reservoir in July 2007

Derwent Reservoir (Derbyshire)

Derwent Reservoir in July 2007
Derwent Dam from the top of the dam (August 2017)

Derwent Reservoir is the middle of three reservoirs in the Upper Derwent Valley in the north of Derbyshire, England.

The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle points to Hreopandune as king Æthelbald's resting place

Repton

The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle points to Hreopandune as king Æthelbald's resting place
St Wystan's church and the cross in 1890
Thatching in progress, May 2007
Mount Pleasant
Bull's Head
Crypt at St Wystan's Church

Repton is a village and civil parish in the South Derbyshire district of Derbyshire, England, located on the edge of the River Trent floodplain, about 4+1/2 mi north of Swadlincote.

Sir Richard Arkwright, oil on canvas, by Mather Brown, 1790. New Britain Museum of American Art, Connecticut.

Richard Arkwright

English inventor and a leading entrepreneur during the early Industrial Revolution.

English inventor and a leading entrepreneur during the early Industrial Revolution.

Sir Richard Arkwright, oil on canvas, by Mather Brown, 1790. New Britain Museum of American Art, Connecticut.
Susannah Arkwright, Mrs Charles Hurt (1762–1835), and her daughter Mary Anne (painting by Joseph Wright of Derby)
Arkwright's mill at Cromford
Masson Mill on the river Derwent, and Arkwright's house Willersley Castle, completed only after his death.
Blue plaque marking the occupancy by Arkwright in Adam Street, London

His organisational skills earned him the accolade "father of the modern industrial factory system," notably through the methods developed in his mill at Cromford, Derbyshire (now preserved as part of the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site).

Ceremonial counties before the creation of Greater London in 1965 (depicting each county corporate as part of its main county)

Ceremonial counties of England

The counties and areas for the purposes of the lieutenancies, also referred to as the lieutenancy areas of England and informally known as ceremonial counties, are areas of England to which lords-lieutenant are appointed.

The counties and areas for the purposes of the lieutenancies, also referred to as the lieutenancy areas of England and informally known as ceremonial counties, are areas of England to which lords-lieutenant are appointed.

Ceremonial counties before the creation of Greater London in 1965 (depicting each county corporate as part of its main county)
Ceremonial counties from 1974 to 1996 (City of London not shown)

Derbyshire

Goodluck Mine in Via Gellia

Derbyshire lead mining history

Goodluck Mine in Via Gellia
T'owd Man, Wirksworth
Smithycove Mine, Hopton
Dirtlow Rake near Pindale
Remains of stone washing buddle at Perseverance Mine on Carsington Pasture
Barmote Hall, Wirksworth
Datestone of TW, the miner killed in Throstlenest Mine in 1761, carved on limestone outcrop a few feet from the mineshaft
Settling pond for washing sludge at Corsehill Mine, Brassington

This article details some of the history of lead mining in Derbyshire, England.