A Glossary of terms used in this section
Scheduled Ancient Monument (SAM)
A statutory designation for an archaeological site, building, earthwork or other man-made structure which can date from pre-historic to modern times and which is scheduled for its national archaeological importance.
Site of Importance for Nature Conservation (SINC)
A non-statutory designation of a site of regional or county level importance encompassing geology and biodiversity.
Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
A statutory designation of a site of national or international geological or biodiversity importance identified by English Nature.
An underground channel used to drain water from lead mines.
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
A statutory designation of a site of European geological or biodiversity importance which contributes to the Natura 2000 Network under Article 3(1) of the Habitats Directive.
Special Landscape Area
A non-statutory designation of the finest Derbyshire landscape, outside the Peak District National Park, to which are applied special planning policies designed to preserve and enhance its character.
A person, usually a man, who made stockings and other clothing using a knitting frame sometimes called a stocking frame.