Derby being set in a shallow valley there are few places to see the entire city. This is one of them.
The city Derby has Roman,Saxon and Viking irigins.The Roman camp'Derventio'was probably at little Chester.Later the town was one of the'Five Borough'of the Danelaw.The popular belief is asserted by Tim Lambert who states,"The name Derby is derived from the Danish words deor by meaning deer settlement without reference or proof.Some assert that it is a corruption of the original Roman name "Derventio"The proven origin of the name Derby would seem to be elusive.....
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Photo taken in Chaddesden, Derby DE21, UK
Misplaced? Suggest new location