Monument record MDR9165 - Stepping Stones, River Derwent, Lea Wood

Type and Period (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • World Heritage Site

Full Description

Sanderson's map of 1835 marks 'Derwent Steps' across the river at this point. (1) The stepping stones are clearly marked on an Ordnance Survey map of 1880. (2) By the end of the 19th century they had been replaced by a footbridge. (3) This footbridge is not shown on an early 20th century OS map and appears to have been replaced by another footbridge slightly further downstream, which is still shown on modern maps. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Sanderson, G. 1835. Twenty Miles round Mansfield.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Sheet XXXIV.12.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Sheet XXXIV.12, 1899.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile). Sheet XXXIV.12.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SK 3261 5543 (29m by 14m) (Approximate)
Civil Parish WIRKSWORTH, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
Civil Parish DETHICK, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE
World Heritage Site Derwent Valley Mills

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Record last edited

Oct 13 2015 4:31PM

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