Former site of possible Second World War internment camp, west of Over Hide Farm, Hartington Nether Quarter, some buildings still standing.
A local resident supplied the following information: 'Buildings used for housing Italian prisoners of war during World War II. The outline of associated gardens are also still visible. Quite a lot remains, but there is some concern over recent neglect [in 2014]. Gardens, which are believed to have been created by the prisoners, can be seen from the vantage point of the Tissington Trail running alongside the site. (1-2)
Note that this description cannot yet be corroborated by other sources. Eight buildings remain standing.
Correspondence: Andrews, W. 2014. Email regarding WWII PoW camp in Biggin, received by HER Officer 29/10/2014. Email.
Photograph: Photograph Collection, Conservation & Design section, Derbyshire County Council. HER Images File.
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