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Church Street (the B5055) looking east, Monyash, c 1940s ?
From collection of F H Brindley
Brindley, F H (Sheffield News Pictures, 973 Abbeydale Road, Millhouses)
c 1940s ?
About this image
Looking east towards Bakewell. In the dip Bagshaw Dale lies to the left and Lathkill Dale to the right. The disturbed ground in the left middle distance indicates onetime lead mining activity.
The photographer's original caption for this view reveals why it was taken: 'Main Road at Monyash, one of [the] Villages in suggested Road Racing Course in Derbyshire. A famous Racing Driver, after testing Circuit said ' with slight alterations, a speed of 150 miles per hour could be done on parts, making it the fastest road Circuit in Europe.'