What is the future for Tapton House?

You may have seen our blog about the jointly produced (and free) publication focussing on George Stephenson in Chesterfield (if not see below). But, in this blog, we focus on the present and future of his former residence at Tapton House. So, what is currently happening? In 2018 Chesterfield College, who had at one timeContinue reading “What is the future for Tapton House?”

A missing tribute to George Stephenson

Our friends at the Derbyshire Victoria County History Trust (VCH – of whom we are members) have recently been looking at Violet Markham’s somewhat controversial views on her town. Violet was born at Brimington Hall and for many years lived at Tapton House. You can find out more about her here and read the VCHContinue reading “A missing tribute to George Stephenson”