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Rowton House

[dropcaps]Domesday Book tells us that in 1066, Birchover, of which settlement Rowtor is part, was held by one Raven, as a berewick or outlier of Stanton-in-Peak. Rowtor was then as now a craggy outcrop of millstone grit sandstone overlying the lead-rich carboniferous limestone below. The lead that could be extracted from the latter ensured a […]