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Please help!

by Vickster Online Now Dec 2, 2002 at 9:21 AM

Can anyone tell me what Buxon in Derbyshire, UK is well known for? Cheers.

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    by robine Online Now Dec 2, 2002 at 9:34 AM

    Its water!

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    by robine Online Now Dec 2, 2002 at 9:36 AM

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    by JuliaK Online Now Dec 2, 2002 at 4:12 PM

    Actually I lived there for ayear... It's certainly for the water. You can e-mail me if you want to know more about Buxton...!!!

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    by wctryltd Online Now Dec 3, 2002 at 7:00 AM

    isn't it also well dressing festivals? I used to work for a company based in darbyshire/tideswell - and recall this fun summer thing whereby each water well was 'dressed' in assorted flowed - giving a great excuse to wander across the countryside. there are also some bluestone? mines scattered about - and the ladybower (again, i may have the spelling wrong) dam - not to mention some great gritstone climbing in the nearby hills. -bill

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    by Arm-Chair-Hero Online Now Jul 31, 2003 at 7:35 AM

    the opera house is quite famous.......there is also a bu9ilding in the center that has an unsual curved shape.......cant remember exact details but there is some history behind it.....buxtons worth a visit because there are so many nice places just a stones throw away : )

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    by StarlyStar Online Now Jan 24, 2004 at 6:58 AM

    The cresent is the strange round shaped building.

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    by PhilGroocock Online Now Jan 14, 2006 at 2:17 PM

    How about getting cut off every time it snows !

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