Abandoned Derbyshire

Publication Date15th April 2024

Book FormatPaperback





A fascinating exploration of the abandoned places and buildings within Derbyshire which have been left behind by history.
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Derbyshire is home to a myriad of places and buildings that have been left behind by history – from well-known castles and stately houses to more obscure family homes, air-raid shelters, derelict mines, public buildings, railways and even a theme park. Behind the façade, each has a story to tell – of former glory, why they were left to ruin and why they remain abandoned. A lucky few have even been ‘reclaimed’, brought back to life and repurposed, but all these structures and places bear witness to a way of life that has past, whether fading industries, military threats that have disappeared, leisure interests that have had their day or social status and personal wealth that has moved elsewhere.

Illustrated throughout, Abandoned Derbyshire will be of interest to all those who live in the county or know it well.

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