Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Matlock, on the Derwent, and the Midland Railway, a watering-place in Derbyshire, 17 miles N.W. of Derby. It consists of four towns - Matlock town, Matlock Bank, Matlock Bath, and Matlock Bridge. At Matlock Bath are three hot springs of great therapeutic reputation, and the scenery of the valley is very fine. Among the show-sights are the High Tor (400 feet), the Heights of Abraham (1,100 feet), the stalactite caverns, and the petrifying wells there are cotton, corn, and paper-mills, and a good deal of spar is worked into ornaments.