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William Senior's plan of Hardwick, c.1609, showing the two mansions and the surrounding park shortly after Bess had died.
The growth of the modern coal mining in the 19th century brought with it it dramatic changes in both settlement and society on and near the Hardwic
Elizabeth dowager countess of Shrewsbury (c.1521–1608), best known to history as `Bess of Hardwick', is probably the third most famous Englishwoman
In Ault Hucknall, as in most communities, the oldest surviving building is the parish church.
In 1811, just short of his 21st birthday, William Spenser Cavendish (the 6th duke of Devonshire) inherited one of the largest landed estates in the
An agreement made in 1656 between the 3rd earl of Devonshire's receiver, Humphrey Poole, and nine colliers concerning the working of coal at Heath.
The Blacksmith's Shop at Hardwick Colliery (Holmewood).
Duchess Georgiana married the 5th duke of Devonshire in 1775.