A Pictorial and Descriptive
Guide to Buxton, The Peak, Dovedale, Etc.

Ward, Lock & Co.'s

Illustrated Guide Books
Series 1939-40

Transcriptions by Rosemary Lockie, © Copyright 2013

GUIDE TO BUXTON, THE PEAK, DOVEDALE, &c.

MAPS

Plan of BuxtonFrontispiece
Buxton and the Peak (One inch to the mile)Faces Page9
Matlock, Dovedale, etc. (Two inches to the mile)""80
DOVEDALE 1½ inches to the mile)page99

CONTENTS

 PAGE
INTRODUCTION
Scope of Book - The Peak and the “Lows” - Derbyshire Valleys - Geological, Botanical, Archaeological and Natural History Notes - Historical Note - Books to Read - Railway Facilities - Hotels and Tariffs
9
MOTORING19
 ROUTES TO BUXTON20
 ROUTES FROM BUXTON22
BUXTON - PRELIMINARY INFORMATION
A Summary of Useful Facts, arranged alphabetically.
27
IN AND ABOUT BUXTON37
WALKS AROUND BUXTON 
I.Solomon's Temple47
II.Cowdale48
III.Axe Edge48
IV.“The Cat and Fiddle”48
IVa.Wildboarclough49
V.Panniers Pool Bridge50
VI.The Goyt Valley and Jenkin Chapel50
VII.Combs Lake and Chapel-en-le-Frith52
VIII.Kinder Scout52
VIIIa.Edale55
IX.Rushup Edge and Mam Tor56
X.Chee Dale and Miller's Dale56
XI.Deepdale57
XII.Chelmorton58
XIII.Over Haddon and the Lathkil Valley59
XIIIa.Stanton Moor60
XIV.Youlgreave62
THE NORTH PEAK DISTRICT 
 Buxton to Castleton by Road64
 Edale66
 Hope67
 Castleton68
 Hathersage77
BAKEWELL AND HADDON HALL80
CHATSWORTH85
DOVEDALE94
MILL DALE101
BERESFORD DALE101
HARTINGTON103
THE MANIFOLD VALLEY104
ILAM106
GEORGE ELIOT'S COUNTRY 
 Ashbourne107
 Norbury111
 Ellastone112
OTHER EXCURSIONS FROM BUXTON 
I.Ludchurch and The Roaches113
II.Leek and Rudyard Lake115
III.Macclesfield117
IV.Tideswell118
V.Monsal Dale and Longstone119
VI.Eyam and Baslow120
VII.Arbor Low121
VIII.Tissington122
IX.Matlock124
Index125

Directory of Hotels, Boarding-houses, Schools, Estate Agents and
Business Establishments in Great Britain
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See after p.8 and at end of Book

ILLUSTRATIONS

 FACING PAGE
The Peak, from Rushup Edge20
Thorpe Cloud, Dovedale21
Monsal Dale22
Wolfscote Dale23
Lathkil Dale23
Stanton Moor Edge26
Buxton27
The Crescent28
The Thermal Baths29
Town Hall and Market Cross29
Royal Devonshire Hospital29
Ashwood Park32
Corbar Woods32
Cavendish Golf Links33
Serpentine Walks36
The Pavilion and Gardens37
St Ann's Church44
Ashwood Park45
The “Cat and Fiddle”48
Hair-Pin Bend, Axe Edge48
The Roaches49
Pannier's Pool Bridge52
In the Goyt Valley53
Chee Tor60
Taddington Dale61
The Vale of Edale66
Mam Tor: The “Shivering Mountain”67
The Peak, from Rushup Edge68
Peak Castle, from Cave Dale69
 FACING PAGE
The Winnats76
Baslow Old Bridge77
The Derwent, near Hathersage77
The Surprise View, Longshaw78
Hathersage Church79
Castleton Church79
Monsal Dale80
Bakewell Bridge81
Bakewell82
Bakewell Church83
Haddon Hall: South Front84
Terrace Walk85
Dorothy Vernon's Steps85
Chatsworth, from the Park92
Chatsworth and the Bridge93
Glutton Dale94
Lion Rock, Dovedale95
The Dove Holes96
Reynard's Cave97
Ilam Rock102
Packhorse Bridge, Milldale103
Fishing House, Beresford Dale103
Thor's Cave106
Ashbourne Church107
Tideswell Church118
Eyam119
Dressed Well at Tissington122
Matlock Bath123

OCR/transcript by Rosemary Lockie in November 2013.

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