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Flooded Playing Field at Herbert Strutt School, Derby Road, Belper, 1965

Built in 1909 as a gift to the people of Belper by the famous philanthropist George Herbert Strutt, The Herbert Strutt School started life as an Elementary School for Belper, Milford, Heage, Kilburn and Duffield. One of the finest buildings in the Belper area, the school was also given a large playing field, a library containing elaborate stained glassed windows, and in 1910 - a swimming pool was …