Consists of bleak moorlands in the north and lowlands of River Trent in the south; occupied since prehistoric times; formed part of kingdom of Mercia in 7th century; area remained pastoral until mining began in 18th century; important for textiles in 18th and 19th centuries.

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53.1223220° N, 1.5136820° W

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Derbyshire, England
Date Published
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
November 24, 2021