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Monument record MDR6057 - Biggin Farm, Chesterfield Road, Tibshelf

Type and Period (2)

  • ? (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • (Stuart to Victorian - 1700 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

The name 'Neubigging(e)', meaning new building, is recorded in 1240, and the name 'Byggines' is found in 1306, both being thought to relate to Biggin Farm. (1) There is no ground evidence now of any medieval settlement, only 18th-19th century buildings, in a poor state. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Cameron, K. 1959. 'The Place-Names of Derbyshire, Part II', English Place-Name Society. p 314.
  • <2> Index: NDAT. 2679. 2679.



Grid reference Centred SK 445 625 (197m by 121m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Jul 1 2019 4:13PM

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