Baslow: fascinating mix of heritage and development

IT WOULD be easy to think little has changed over the last fifty years in a village like Baslow.

Visitors to the Peak Park imagine they are wandering into a timeless vision of England, unaltered for centuries, writes Patrick Coleman.

Yet while it’s true Baslow’s protected status (and its position amid the estates of Chatsworth and Haddon) has preserved its heritage, nowhere is wholly immune to the march of time…