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7th August 2013 - Pre-walk - part Derwent Valley Heritage Way - Rowsley, Calton Lees, Chatsworth Park, Baslow, Bubnell, Calver Mill, New Bridge, Froggatt Bridge, Grindleford - leader Gillian Manasse - Wednesday 

(a few pictures added from earlier pre-walk on Saturday 3rd August 2013. See also pictures on pre-walk on 22nd June 2013)

Pictures of actual walk on 14th August taken by David Hogg added at end

one of several School Children's posters at Rowsley's shopping centre (turned 90 degrees)

Sputnik was the first Russian satellite
Rowsley Railway Station buildings incorporated into the new shopping centre. The Station buildings were designed by Joseph Paxton. The line from Matlock to Buxton was closed in 1968 by Barbara Castle the then Minister of Transport.
crossing over the River Derwent on the A6 road at Rowsley. The River Derwent & River Wye flow together about a half km south east beyond this point
Memorial signpost erected by John Holmes in 1887 to celebrate living 50years in the same house - points to Rowsley Church, The Post Office, and footpath to Bakewell 
The Peacock Inn
1652 John Stevenson
water fountain
The Post Office
Home Farm
This footpath passes under elevated railway line (closed in 1968) to Calton Lees & Chatsworth
St Katherines Church
workers killed on 2nd July 1861 during the construction of the Haddon Tunnel
looking back at the path under the railway line which crosses the River Derwent just to the left - our walk passed through churchyard and joined main path further on
footpath,  also the route for a herd of cows to / from milking sheds
following along the Derwent River
a glimpse of Beeley across the Derwent River / Valley
Calton Lees
Chatsworth Park
Chatsworth Mill - remnants of the headrace to the left?
across the River Derwent on the north bank
Chatsworth House
zoomed into Chatsworth House Gardens
open air Sculpture Festival being prepared
Queen Mary's Bower
Cricket Ground
game in progress on Saturday 3rd August
designer also of Rowsley Station
The Wesleyan Methodist Sunday School 1822. apparently now used as a chapel.
Baslow House
Baslow Church
clock faces
hydraulic works alongside river?
Bubnell Hall
Froggatt & Curbar Edges, Curbar Gap, Baslow Edge
Calver Mill
headrace to Calver Mill
the sentry at New Bridge?
New Bridge
near Froggatt Bridge
Jacobs Sheep
Froggatt Woods

Pictures of actual walk on 14th August taken by David Hogg added here on


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