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Nut Brook in spate

The extensive area occupied by Stanton works was bisected by the Nut Brook, which flowed eastwards to join the River Erewash near Trowell. Over the years the Brook underwent a number of realignments and, eventually, some sections were piped. It also had a tendency to flood and this view shows the swollen stream issuing from the culvert beneath Quarry Hill Road at the extreme western end of the sit…