A mid 19th century vignette engraving of Matlock Bath.
The village had begun to expand and here we can see The Old
later the Fish Pond Hotel, on the left closest to the viewer.
Museum Parade extends away towards the Pitchings. The three
people sitting on the wall, bottom centre, are at the top
of Fish Pond Hill.
The Upper and Lower Towers, Masson Cottage, Belle Vue
and probably Guilderoy are on the slopes of the Heights of
Abraham, although the latter doesn't seem to be quite in
the right position. The Fish Pond Stables are on the right,
with quite a large expanse of water in front of them forming
the fish pond. The pond of today is much smaller. On the
riverbank is Buxton's Royal Museum, with the Great Petrifying
Well in the small building at the side.
Enlargement of the stables. Note the reflections in the