Monument record MDR3433 - Hardhurst Farm, Wirksworth

Type and Period (2)

  • (Medieval to Stuart - 1400 AD? to 1700 AD?)
  • (Stuart to Victorian - 1700 AD? to 1900 AD)

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Full Description

'Le Hardehirst' is mentioned in a document of 1415 and again as 'Hardhurste' in 1610, from 'heard' probably meaning hard to till and 'hyrst', a hillock or copse. (1) The present farm is 18th/19th century, on a knoll above a valley. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Cameron, K. 1959. 'The Place-Names of Derbyshire, Part II', English Place-Name Society. p 416.
  • <2> Index: NDAT. 2741. 2741.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 2971 5293 (75m by 60m) (Approximate)
Civil Parish WIRKSWORTH, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Dec 14 2017 4:42PM

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