Building record MDR14947 - Ashover Filling Station, Ashover

Type and Period (2)

  • (Stuart to 21st Century - 1671 AD to 2050 AD)
  • (Stuart to Victorian - 1671 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Vehicles parked in the building to the right of the forecourt which now bears the garage nameplate. In the early 1900s the filling station began to operate a taxi service to and from Stretton Station on the Midland Railway. The taxi was a Ford Model T which carrried wealthy visitors to Ashover's two hydropathic institutions, Ashover House and Amber Vale. (1) Vernacular building dated to 1671 as indicated by datestone. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Warner, T & Buxton, P (North East Derbyshire District Council). 1979. Ashover Village Trail.
  • <2> Index: Evans, R. 1976. Some dated vernacular buildings in Derbyshire.



Grid reference Centred SK 3494 6323 (21m by 21m)

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Record last edited

Nov 1 2017 4:43PM

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