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Derwent Hall Lost and Found

Derwent Hall Lost and Found

Derwent Hall is one of the many lost country houses that now only exist in photographs and history books, well almost. Let me explain. When Ladybower Reservoir was filled in the 1940s the villages of Ashop and Derwent disappeared beneath the rising water. The old […]

Boot’s Folly

Boot’s Folly

If you walk around Strines, particularly the Strines Reservoir it is impossible not to notice Boot’s Folly,  the tower on the hill to the south of the reservoir. It’s a fascinating structure, both for what is known about it and the possible reasons for its […]