Building record MDR14948 - The Black Swan Public House, Ashover

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to 21st Century - 1750 AD to 2050 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Inside is a large grandfather clock which was made in Chesterfield in 1750. Bear baiting is said to have taken place in a large hollow above the Black Swan, and has been recorded to have taken place in Ashover as recently as 1810. It was in that year a John Smith was sent to prison as a vagabond for 'being in charge of a bear.' (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Warner, T & Buxton, P (North East Derbyshire District Council). 1979. Ashover Village Trail.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 3499 6323 (22m by 11m)
Civil Parish ASHOVER, NORTH EAST DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Nov 1 2017 4:43PM

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