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Baslow Collection

Baslow, a picturesque village nestled in the heart of Derbyshire's Peak District National Park, offers breathtaking views and a rich history

Background imageBaslow Collection: View of Curbar Edge from Baslow Edge, Baslow, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire

View of Curbar Edge from Baslow Edge, Baslow, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageBaslow Collection: Baslow Parish Church and spring cherry blossom, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Baslow Parish Church and spring cherry blossom, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageBaslow Collection: Ordnance Survey map: Totley, 1876

Ordnance Survey map: Totley, 1876
Scale: 25 inches to 1 mile.Original at Sheffield Local Studies Library: Derbyshire sheet XI.15.Includes: Old Hay Brook, Grove House, Crown Inn, Hillfoot, Totley Bents, Cricket Inn, recreation ground

Background imageBaslow Collection: Daylight bombing on Baslow Moors, Derbyshire, c. 1939

Daylight bombing on Baslow Moors, Derbyshire, c. 1939
From an original at Sheffield Libraries: s01133

Background imageBaslow Collection: Aerial view of Baslow village, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

Aerial view of Baslow village, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageBaslow Collection: Aerial view of church and village of Hathersage village, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire

Aerial view of church and village of Hathersage village, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageBaslow Collection: View of farmland and Baslow village during spring, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire

View of farmland and Baslow village during spring, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageBaslow Collection: Aerial view of hay fields near Baslow village, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, England

Aerial view of hay fields near Baslow village, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageBaslow Collection: Aerial view of river Derwent and Baslow village, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, England

Aerial view of river Derwent and Baslow village, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageBaslow Collection: Aerial view of Baslow church and village, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, England

Aerial view of Baslow church and village, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageBaslow Collection: Baslow Upper End early 1900s

Baslow Upper End early 1900s

Background imageBaslow Collection: Upper End, Baslow early 1900's

Upper End, Baslow early 1900's

Background imageBaslow Collection: Baslow Nether End early 1900s

Baslow Nether End early 1900s

Background imageBaslow Collection: nether End, Baslow early 1900's

nether End, Baslow early 1900's

Background imageBaslow Collection: On the Derwent, Baslow (colour litho)

On the Derwent, Baslow (colour litho)
6026654 On the Derwent, Baslow (colour litho) by Gardner, William Biscombe (1847-1919); Private Collection; (add.info.: On the Derwent, Baslow)

Background imageBaslow Collection: Derbyshire Dales DE45 1 Map

Derbyshire Dales DE45 1 Map
Postcode Sector Map of Derbyshire Dales DE45 1

Background imageBaslow Collection: Baslow, 2006. Creator: Ethel Davies

Baslow, 2006. Creator: Ethel Davies
The cemetery of St Annes Church, Baslow, Derbyshire, England, Grade II listed building

Background imageBaslow Collection: View of sunset from dry stone wall on Baslow Edge, Baslow, Peak District National Park

View of sunset from dry stone wall on Baslow Edge, Baslow, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageBaslow Collection: View of Curbar Edge from Baslow Edge, Baslow, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire

View of Curbar Edge from Baslow Edge, Baslow, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageBaslow Collection: Garden in Baslow, Derbyshire Peak District

Garden in Baslow, Derbyshire Peak District
Ted Ellis on the left and Ernest Battersby beside him with sherry and cigarettes. A third drink waits onthe tray for whoever had been tasked with operating Ernests camera. Date: circa 1906

Background imageBaslow Collection: Devonshire Arms, Baslow, Peak District

Devonshire Arms, Baslow, Peak District
The landlords name is identifiable as Griffiths, and carved onto the outside stonework is the telephone number - 9. A sign also advertises coach trips to local sights. Date: circa 1906

Background imageBaslow Collection: Sun illuminating fields in rural landscape in November, near Baslow, seen from Baslow Edge

Sun illuminating fields in rural landscape in November, near Baslow, seen from Baslow Edge, Peak District, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageBaslow Collection: Thatched cottages, Baslow, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Thatched cottages, Baslow, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageBaslow Collection: Stone Arch Bridge over Derwent River, Baslow, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Stone Arch Bridge over Derwent River, Baslow, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageBaslow Collection: Baslow, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Baslow, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageBaslow Collection: Old Baslow Bridge

Old Baslow Bridge, which spans the River Derwent, Derbyshire, England. On the extreme right can be seen the Toll-House, one of the smallest in Britain. Date: built 1603

Background imageBaslow Collection: Baslow Bridge, Derbyshire, Peak District National Park, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Baslow Bridge, Derbyshire, Peak District National Park, England, United Kingdom, Europe



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Baslow, a picturesque village nestled in the heart of Derbyshire's Peak District National Park, offers breathtaking views and a rich history. From its vantage point on Baslow Edge, one can gaze upon the majestic Curbar Edge, creating an awe-inspiring sight that never fails to captivate visitors. But Baslow's story goes beyond its natural beauty. In the early 1900s, Baslow Upper End stood as a testament to the village's past. The quaint streets and charming buildings painted a picture of simpler times, evoking nostalgia for days gone by. Meanwhile, at Nether End, life unfolded with its own unique charm and character. The village has not been untouched by historical events either. During World War II, daylight bombing raids targeted Baslow Moors in 1939. This dark chapter serves as a reminder of the resilience and strength displayed by this tight-knit community during challenging times. Maps from different eras provide glimpses into how Baslow has evolved over time. An Ordnance Survey map from 1876 showcases nearby Totley while highlighting Baslow's significance within the region. Another depiction captures "On the Derwent, " showcasing vibrant colors that bring to life the river flowing through this idyllic landscape. Fast forward to more recent years; Ethel Davies' photograph taken in 2006 immortalizes Baslow in all its glory—a snapshot frozen in time for future generations to appreciate. As day turns into night, there is no better place than atop dry stone walls on Baslow Edge to witness nature's spectacle—the sunset casting hues of gold and pink across the vast expanse of land below—an experience that leaves visitors breathless. Baslow truly encapsulates everything that makes Derbyshire Dales special—natural wonders intertwined with human history—a place where past meets present against an enchanting backdrop that will forever hold your heart captive.