A History of the County of Stafford: Volume VII: Leek and the Moorlands

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This volume tells the story of the town of Leek and the north-east corner of Staffordshire adjoining Cheshire and Derbyshire. Besides the large parish of Leek, it contains Alstonefield, another extensive parish, Horton, and Sheen. The dramatic scenery includes the Roaches, an outcrop of Millstone Grit above the Leek-Buxton road, Rudyard Lake, a canal reservoir developed as a tourist attraction in the mid 19th century, and the river Dove, with its memories of Charles Cotton of Beresford Hall and his friend Izaak Walton. ...

A History of the County of Stafford: Volume VII: Leek and the Moorlands 1996, Victoria County History

ISBN-13: 9780197227862

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