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Durham House and Attached Former Shop

A Grade II Listed Building in Wirksworth, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0844 / 53°5'3"N

Longitude: -1.5712 / 1°34'16"W

OS Eastings: 428821

OS Northings: 354217

OS Grid: SK288542

Mapcode National: GBR 59G.RKT

Mapcode Global: WHCDV.VQ0S

Entry Name: Durham House and Attached Former Shop

Listing Date: 6 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244627

English Heritage Legacy ID: 449840

Location: Wirksworth, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE4

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Wirksworth

Built-Up Area: Wirksworth

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Wirksworth St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:-

WIRKSWORTH

SK2854 NORTH END
(East side)
812- /1/10004
No.42
Durham House and attached
former shop

II

Town house and attached workshop and shop. c1800, with later alterations. Rubble stone
and brick with ashlar dressings, and hipped slate roofs. 5 brick wall stacks. Ashlar plinth,
all windows have flush ashlar lintels. Main 3 storey, 3 window front has central painted
ashlar door surround with pilasters and flat hood, plus an original 6-panel door, with
glazed top panels. Eitherside a single 16-pane sash. Above a central 16-pane fixed light
flanked by similar sashes. Above again two 12-pane sashes. Street front has 3 storey
section to right with an off-centre doorway with painted, plain pilaster surround and
original 6-panel door. To the left a single 16-pane sash to the lower floors, and a 12-pane
sash to the top floor. To the left a 2 storey shop with a plank door and a small shop
window with painted surround and above a single 20-pane casement. Rendered north
front has a single 3-light glazing bar casement under a segmental head, and above a 2-light
casement and a 12-pane fixed light. Rubble stone east front has quoins and most windows
have flush ashlar surrounds. The 3 storey wing has a glazing bar sash to each floor, and
the 2 storey wing has an unusual 2-light lattice window to the former workshop and a
glazing bar sash above. Interior; retains a main stick baluster staircase, and a wooden
winder back staircase. It also retains almost all of its original doors and various original
fireplaces some with their original basket grates. The back parlour retains its original
range, and the kitchen retains a late Victorian range.


Listing NGR: SK2882154217

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Description

The following building shall be added:-

WIRKSWORTH

SK2854 NORTH END
(East side)
812- /1/10004
No.42
Durham House and attached
former shop

II

Town house and attached workshop and shop. c1800, with later alterations. Rubble stone
and brick with ashlar dressings, and hipped slate roofs. 5 brick wall stacks. Ashlar plinth,
all windows have flush ashlar lintels. Main 3 storey, 3 window front has central painted
ashlar door surround with pilasters and flat hood, plus an original 6-panel door, with
glazed top panels. Eitherside a single 16-pane sash. Above a central 16-pane fixed light
flanked by similar sashes. Above again two 12-pane sashes. Street front has 3 storey
section to right with an off-centre doorway with painted, plain pilaster surround and
original 6-panel door. To the left a single 16-pane sash to the lower floors, and a 12-pane
sash to the top floor. To the left a 2 storey shop with a plank door and a small shop
window with painted surround and above a single 20-pane casement. Rendered north
front has a single 3-light glazing bar casement under a segmental head, and above a 2-light
casement and a 12-pane fixed light. Rubble stone east front has quoins and most windows
have flush ashlar surrounds. The 3 storey wing has a glazing bar sash to each floor, and
the 2 storey wing has an unusual 2-light lattice window to the former workshop and a
glazing bar sash above. Interior; retains a main stick baluster staircase, and a wooden
winder back staircase. It also retains almost all of its original doors and various original
fireplaces some with their original basket grates. The back parlour retains its original
range, and the kitchen retains a late Victorian range.


Listing NGR: SK2882154217

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