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River Derwent from Exeter Bridge, Derby

The banks of the river Derwent above Exeter Bridge at Derby showing the Silk Mill and Derby Power Station. The siting of a coal fired power station in this locality was much criticised as the smoke, grime and lorry noise invaded services at the All Saints' church opposite. It was built in 1920 on the site of an earlier power station, at a cost of £120,000 on the site of the 1778 Devonshire Hospita…