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of Quarndon, Derbyshire, England.
Quarndon is a charming village located not far from Derby, near Allestree.It has some great views of Kedleston Hall on one side and the Derwent Valley on the other.
There was a settlement in Quarndon by the 9 th Century. Its name is said to be derived from two old English words : “Cwoern” meaning mill and “dun” meaning hill.
Quarndon Church Hall
Located down the road is a former Wesleyan Chapel and school room which was built in 1859. This is now a private house but about 1960 it was converted into Quarndon Village Stores and post office.
The Pinfold (226 Burley Lane). The village Pound, Pinfold or Penfold was a small enclosure in which stray animals were impounded until collected by their owners on payment of a small fine. The fine was probably one penny and went to the Lord of the Manor.
Saint Paul's Church
Only the Ivy-covered west tower of the original 12 th Century chapel remain (at the end of Old Vicarage lane). The Nave and Chancel were demolished when the new church was erected at the top of the hill.
Quarndon Millennium Sunclock
The Joiners' Arms
The Chalybeate – Located just a few yards down the road from the Joiners Arms.
|DP-180305QUARN-01 - shows a view of Old church lane.
DP-180305QUARN-02 - View on Church Road
DP-180305QUARN-03 and 04 - View of the Chalybeate and The Joiners' Arms pub.
DP-180305QUARN-05 - A close up view of The Chalybeate
DP-180305QUARN-06 and 07 - The Joiners' Arms pub and beer garden above The Chalybeate.
DP-180305QUARN-08 - Quarndon Church Hall.
DP-180305QUARN-09 - View looking down Church road.
DP-180305QUARN-10 - Quarndon Millennium Sunclock
DP-180305QUARN-11 - View looking up Church road towards the Chapel and church.
DP-180305QUARN-12 - View of the former Wesleyan Chapel.
DP-180305QUARN-13 - The Curzon CE Primary School
DP-180305QUARN-14 and 15 - Views on Burley Lane
DP-180305QUARN-16 to 18 Saint Paul's Church
DP-180305QUARN-19 - Former Quarndon Hall.
DP-180305QUARN-20 - Coat of Arms on the side of the Church hall.
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