Monument record MDR15616 - The Alma terraced houses (site of), Alma Crescent, Dronfield

Type and Period (1)

  • (Victorian to Late 20th Century - 1870 AD to 1970 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

This area was named after a battle fought during the Crimean War (1854) in which a local regiment, the 95th Derbyshire Infantry (later the 2nd Battalion of Sherwood Foresters) was engaged. Terraced houses built in the 1870s stood here. The area was landscaped after they were demolished in the 1970s. The line of the lane behind the houses and some of the entrance steps and gateways can still be seen. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Old Dronfield Society. 2009. Explore Dronfield, Drone Valley Heritage Trail No. 2.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 3507 7910 (88m by 155m)
Civil Parish DRONFIELD, NORTH EAST DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

May 15 2015 12:01PM

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