Monument record MDR15617 - The Royal Mail Inn (site of), Sheffield Road, Dronfield

Type and Period (1)

  • (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

The Inn has can be seen in a photograph of the mail coach loaded with passengers outside the property. The landlord, Scott, is known to have run coaches between Sheffield and Chesterfield but competition from the Greyhound public house forced him to sell his horses and vehicles. The coming of the railway in 1870 meant the end of the coaching era. (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 3505 7894 (39m by 31m)
Civil Parish DRONFIELD, NORTH EAST DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

May 15 2015 12:07PM

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