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Building record MDR14941 - The Nettle Inn, Fallgate, Ashover

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian - 1744 AD to 1744 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

The Greyhound Inn was formerly named 'The Nettle' after a famous greyhound. After it won a coursing event, the inn's name was changed to 'Well Run Nettle'. (1) The Greyhound Inn is a vernacular building dated to 1744. (2) The building is named 'Greyhound (P.H.)' on the 1st edition 25" OS map of c. 1880, and 'Greyhound Inn' on the 2nd edition 25" OS map of c. 1900 and the 3rd edition 25" OS map of the early 20th century. It is named as 'The Nettle Inn (PH)' on modern OS maps [2016]. (3, 4, 5, 6)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Article in serial: Merrill, J. Derbyshire on Foot: Ashover. No. 3.
  • <2> Index: Evans, R. 1976. Some dated vernacular buildings in Derbyshire.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile).
  • <6> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series.



Grid reference Centred SK 3582 6214 (36m by 19m)

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Record last edited

Nov 21 2016 4:28PM

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