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Derbyshire Collection

Derbyshire: A Picturesque Gem in the Heart of England Nestled in the heart of England

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: Crooked spire and spring blossom, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Crooked spire and spring blossom, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: Programme cover, Buxton Opera House

Programme cover, Buxton Opera House, The Buxton Gardens Co Ltd, North Derbyshire. 1918

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: Monsal Dale, Derbyshire

Monsal Dale, Derbyshire - Painted by artist Frank E Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J. Salmon

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: Bolsover Miners

Bolsover Miners
Miners from the Bolsover branch of the National Union of Mineworkers, Derbyshire, collect money for the strike fund Date: May 1984

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: Ploughing with shire horses, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Ploughing with shire horses, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: England / Chesterfield

England / Chesterfield
A busy scene in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, with the crooked spire dominating the skyline in the background

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: Electricity pylons at daybreak, Derbyshire / Nottinghamshire border, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Electricity pylons at daybreak, Derbyshire / Nottinghamshire border, England, United Kingdom, Europe
Electricity pylons at daybreak, Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire border, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: Dovedale, stepping stones, Derbyshire, England

Dovedale, stepping stones, Derbyshire, England. Date between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, England, UK

Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, England, UK

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: Map / Derbyshire C1857

Map / Derbyshire C1857
Map of Derbyshire

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: View over Stanage Edge millstones at sunrise, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire

View over Stanage Edge millstones at sunrise, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: Chatsworth House, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

Chatsworth House, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: West Elevation, Chatsworth House in autumn, Derbyshire, England

West Elevation, Chatsworth House in autumn, Derbyshire, England

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: The second fight between Harry Paulson and Tom Paddock, 1851 (late 19th or early 20th century)

The second fight between Harry Paulson and Tom Paddock, 1851 (late 19th or early 20th century). Artist: Pugnis
The second fight between Harry Paulson and Tom Paddock, 1851 (late 19th or early 20th century). An illustration from Famous Fights

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: View from Hathersage Edge to Ladybower Reservoir and Derwent Valley, Peak District National Park

View from Hathersage Edge to Ladybower Reservoir and Derwent Valley, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: Markham Colliery, Mining

Markham Colliery, Mining
A group of miners at Markham Colliery (Markham no.1/4) near Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England. It was near here, on July 31, 1973

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: Dale and viaduct from Monsal Head, Monsal Dale, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

Dale and viaduct from Monsal Head, Monsal Dale, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: Bridge over the river and Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Bridge over the river and Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, England, UK

Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, England, UK

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: Monsal Dale and railway viaduct, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire

Monsal Dale and railway viaduct, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: Chatsworth House in Derbyshire UK

Chatsworth House in Derbyshire UK
Ashley Cooper / SpecialistStock

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: View of Winnats Pass at sunrise, Castleton, Derbyshire, Peak District National Park

View of Winnats Pass at sunrise, Castleton, Derbyshire, Peak District National Park, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: View of sunset and old millstones at Curbar Edge during autumn, Derbyshire, Peak

View of sunset and old millstones at Curbar Edge during autumn, Derbyshire, Peak
Millstones at Curbar Edge during sunset in Peak District National Park, England, Europe

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: View of town and Crooked Spire Church, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

View of town and Crooked Spire Church, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, home of the Duke of Devonshire, c1880

Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, home of the Duke of Devonshire, c1880. A print from A Series of Picturesque Views of Seats of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: Peacock Inn, Rowsley, Derbyshire

Peacock Inn, Rowsley, Derbyshire
Peacock Inn, Rowsley, Matlock, near Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England. Showing Wolseley Vintage Car Date: 1910s

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: Millstone, Curbar Edge, Peak District National Park, in summer, Derbyshire, England

Millstone, Curbar Edge, Peak District National Park, in summer, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: WRIGHT: COTTON MILL. Arkwrights Cotton Mills by Night, in Cromford, Derbyshire, England

WRIGHT: COTTON MILL. Arkwrights Cotton Mills by Night, in Cromford, Derbyshire, England. Oil on canvas by Joseph Wright, c1782-83

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: Melbourne, Derbyshire

Melbourne, Derbyshire
Castle Street, Melbourne, Derbyshire

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: Old County Map of Derbyshire 1611 by John Speed

Old County Map of Derbyshire 1611 by John Speed
A facimile of John Speeds historical map of Derbyshire originally published for the " Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain", an atlas to accompany " a history of Great Britain"

Background imageDerbyshire 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 imageDerbyshire Collection: Highland cow lying on Heather, Curbar Edge, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire

Highland cow lying on Heather, Curbar Edge, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire. August

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: Devil s-bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, UK, September

Devil s-bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, UK, September. Digital composite

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: Elvaston Castle, Derbyshire, home of the Earl of Harrington, c1880

Elvaston Castle, Derbyshire, home of the Earl of Harrington, c1880. Originally built in 1633, the house was remodelled by James Wyatt in the 1800s

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: Norton from the survey of W and J Fairbank, 1804

Norton from the survey of W and J Fairbank, 1804
Original at Sheffield Archives ref. NSC/127

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: River Wye lined by trees in spring leaf with riverside track, reflections in calm water

River Wye lined by trees in spring leaf with riverside track, reflections in calm water, Millers Dale, Peak District, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: Sunrise on Great Ridge, Mam Tor, Hope Valley, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, England

Sunrise on Great Ridge, Mam Tor, Hope Valley, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: Derby County Mental Hospital, Mickleover, Derbyshire

Derby County Mental Hospital, Mickleover, Derbyshire
An aerial view of the Derby County Mental Hospital at Mickleover near Derby. It began life in 1851 as the Derbyshire County Lunatic Asylum, designed by Henry Duesbury

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: The Main Street of Dove Holes, Derbyshire, 1913

The Main Street of Dove Holes, Derbyshire, 1913
Photograph of the main street of Dove Holes, near Buxton in Derbyshire, pictured in 1913. Between 1905 and 1913 a quarter of the village population, about 250 people, emigrated to Canada

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: Chatsworth House C18Th

Chatsworth House C18Th
Chatsworth House & its extensive, landscaped grounds in the middle of the 18th century. Avenues of trees, walled gardens, waterworks & fountain are depicted

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: Scala Cinema, Ilkeston

Scala Cinema, Ilkeston
One of the earliest purpose built cinemas in the country still in use. IoE 352257

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: Antique map, West Yorkshire, Derby, Nottingham, Lincoln, 19th Century

Antique map, West Yorkshire, Derby, Nottingham, Lincoln, 19th Century
Vintage engraving of a Antique map, West Yorkshire, Derby, Nottingham, Lincoln, Stafford, Leicester, Rutland, England. 19th Century

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: Stoney Middleton, Middleton Dale, Derbyshire

Stoney Middleton, Middleton Dale, Derbyshire
Stoney Middleton - a village in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England. It at the foot of the limestone valley of Middleton Dale. Date: 1904

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: Padley Gorge, Peak District, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Padley Gorge, Peak District, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: Old and new halls, Hardwick Hall, near Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Old and new halls, Hardwick Hall, near Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: Burbage brook running through Padley Gorge - Derbyshire - England

Burbage brook running through Padley Gorge - Derbyshire - England
GUY-12 Burbage brook running through Padley Gorge Derbyshire - England Guy Rogers Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: The Crooked Spire at the Parish Church of St. Mary and All Saints, Chesterfield, Derbyshire

The Crooked Spire at the Parish Church of St. Mary and All Saints, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageDerbyshire Collection: Dovedale, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, England

Dovedale, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, England




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Derbyshire: A Picturesque Gem in the Heart of England Nestled in the heart of England, a captivating county that boasts an array of breathtaking landscapes and cultural treasures. From ploughing with majestic shire horses to exploring historic sites like Chatsworth House, this region offers a delightful blend of natural beauty and rich heritage. In the charming countryside of Chesterfield, witness the timeless tradition of ploughing as mighty shire horses gracefully work the land. This quintessential English scene embodies the agricultural roots that run deep within Derbyshire's history. Venture further into Derbyshire, where you'll discover Chatsworth House standing proudly amidst rolling hills. This magnificent stately home showcases grandeur and elegance at its finest. Marvel at its West Elevation adorned with autumnal hues or lose yourself in its opulent interiors. For nature enthusiasts, Dovedale beckons with its iconic stepping stones spanning across crystal-clear waters. As you traverse this idyllic spot, be captivated by the tranquility that surrounds you and immerse yourself in nature's embrace. As day breaks on the border between Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, witness a striking sight - electricity pylons stretching towards the horizon against a vibrant sky. This juxtaposition between man-made structures and untouched landscapes serves as a reminder of our modern world coexisting harmoniously with nature. The Peak District National Park reveals another facet of Derbyshire's allure - Stanage Edge millstones bathed in golden sunlight during sunrise. Gaze upon this awe-inspiring vista and feel your spirit soar amidst these ancient remnants overlooking vast expanses of untamed beauty. Autumn paints Curbar Edge with warm hues as old millstones stand sentinel against a backdrop illuminated by sunset's golden glow. Lose yourself in contemplation as you take in this serene panorama that epitomizes peace and harmony within nature's realm. Ladybower Reservoir unfolds beneath Hathersage Edge, offering a mesmerizing view of the Derwent Valley.