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Nut Brook in spate

During construction of the Stanton Ironworks Company's new Ore Preparation Plant in 1957, the site off Quarry Hill Road was completely flooded by the Nut Brook. This view is looking south with Quarry Hill Road on the right and shows the still swollen Brook after the floodwaters had largely subsided. The brook had only recently been diverted to a more southerly alignment in order to make way for th…