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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1111806



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Wirksworth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Oct-1950

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 79741

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MARKET PLACE 1. (In the centre) 1839 Hope & Anchor Hotel SK 2853 2/29 24.10.50.


2. Early C19 ashlar to early C17 coursed stone rubble exposed in rear gabled dormers; 3 storeys; 7 sash windows; small stuccoed Roman Doric cornice hood porch. Left-hand wing, formerly with modern shop front, now has plain inn windows. Plain eaves. C19 cast-iron inn-sign. Contains enriched oak overmantel with fluted Ionic shafts (the volutes upside down) flanking a bolection moulding around fireplace and supporting an enriched cornice on consoles with panels enriched with fleurs-de-lys, unicorns, Tudor Rose, etc. Of crude execution and date circa 1610. The entrance lobby contains a small section of a moulded plaster ceiling of the same date. The history of the house is problematical, but it is vaguely associated with the Governor when Wirksworth had a penal settlement.

Listing NGR: SK2865153946

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National Grid Reference: SK 28651 53946


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