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Monument record MDR14108 - Chalybeate well (disused), Nether Lane, Millington Green, Biggin

Type and Period (1)

  • (Tudor to Victorian - 1540 AD to 1882 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

There is a chalybeate spring in Biggin parish, which is very efficacious in scorbutic and cutaneous diseases. It is in the occupation of Mr John Booth, Lane Head, and is situated near his residence. (1) 'Chalybeate Well' is marked on the 1st edition 25" OS map of c. 1880. It still appears to be in use in the early 20th century. (2-3) Chalybeate Well is still marked on modern OS mapping, but it is no longer in use. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: White, F & Co.. 1857. History, Gazetteer & Directory of the County of Derby. p 458.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile).
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series.



Grid reference Centred SK 2627 4775 (13m by 18m)

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Record last edited

Jun 25 2015 3:44PM

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