River Derwent Grasslands Potential Land Purchases

Scope and Content

Primarily containing letters and correspondence relating to possible land purchases along the Rover Derwent and including some biological records and plans of land at West Cottingwith and Thorganby Ings. Letters include a wide range of subjects, but notably mention "Maltese refugees" and drainage of wetland at Sutton-on-Derwent. The file also contains papers relating to the purchase of land at West Carr (Grange Farm) from the Dowager Countess Halifax in 1981.

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