You will find more detailed resources about Chesterfield and district’s buildings on this page.
The links below will download a pdf direct to your device:
An introduction to the Black and White buildings in the centre of Chesterfield including a sketch map of locations.
This note was prepared by the society in 2017 to assist
Chesterfield Borough Council in determining a planning application at Thornfield House, Stonegravels. At one stage the house was to be demolished but a rethink saved the property. The note incorporates a history of the house.
We’re grateful to Janet Murphy for permission to reproduce her history of this important ‘black and white’ building on Knifesmithgate, Chesterfield. The property is currently empty.
This villa property on Newbold Road, Chesterfield, has sadly been demolished. It was built sometime between 1852 and 1857. This historical note was prepared as part of our unsuccessful objections to the property being demolished.
Notes on the former St Helena Girls’ High School, Sheffield Road (now the University of Derby’s Sheffield Campus) and GH Widdows
This Grade II listed building was and indeed still is an important centre of education in Chesterfield. It was also designed by county architect GH Widdows, whose important career we briefly cover in this note.
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Page last updated 13 March 2023.