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Monument record MDR12396 - Mount Pleasant (site of), Matlock Road, Wessington

Type and Period (2)

  • (Georgian - 1800 AD to 1830 AD)
  • (Georgian - 1800 AD to 1830 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A building or buildings are shown on the west side of Matlock Road on Sanderson's map of 1835. (1) A row of four adjoining buildings is shown on late 19th century and early 20th century maps and named 'Mount Pleasant'. A well is also depicted. (2-4) The 1891 census shows two families living at 'Mount Pleasant', namely Peter Argyle, a coal miner, and his family (wife, two children and two grandchildren, and John Jacques, also a coal miner, with his family (wife and six children). (5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: Sanderson, G. 1835. Twenty Miles round Mansfield.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile).
  • <5> Archive: Census data. 1891.



Grid reference Centred SK 3815 5701 (36m by 22m)

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Record last edited

Jul 6 2010 4:22PM

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