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Monument record MDR13607 - Riddings Park, Riddings

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Full Description

Riddings House [HER 13606] was built in 1820 for James Oakes of Derby. He created a fine park of nearly 300 acres to shield his family from the nearby coalmines, of which he was the owner. The park still survives. (1) Ridge and furrow has been identified within Riddings Park. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Craven, M & Stanley, M. 2001. The Derbyshire Country House: 2. p 301.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Coates, R. 2011. Email to the HER from the Principal Community Planning Officer, Amber Valley, 04/05/2011.



Grid reference Centred SK 4293 5292 (945m by 532m)

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Record last edited

May 20 2020 12:17PM

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