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Latitude: 53.0824 / 53°4'56"N
Longitude: -1.5669 / 1°34'0"W
OS Eastings: 429108
OS Northings: 353999
OS Grid: SK291539
Mapcode National: GBR 59H.LPT
Mapcode Global: WHCDV.XS19
Entry Name: Number 22 with Former Cottage and Stable Adjoining to the East
Listing Date: 23 August 1979
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1271647
English Heritage Legacy ID: 453830
Location: Wirksworth, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE4
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
with former cottage
and stable adjoining
to the east
SK 2953 2/119
1758 (dated on front door lintel). A large house standing on street boundary.
Formerly the Ship Inn. Brick with plinth; front elevation rendered and incised
to simulate ashlar. Stone quoins exposed at rears. Plain tiled roof with stone
ridge and coped gable ends with moulded kneelers. Brick end stacks. 3 storeys.
Symmetrical 2 window facade. 2 light casements with glazing bars; square section
stone mullion between lights. Centre doorway with plain stone surround and small
flat hood. 2 steps to street and C19 half glazed door with margin lights.
Rear elevation has full height C18 stair window above doorway with square section
stone surround and leaded lights. Small brick cross wing set into hillside with
cellar off-shut and small chamber above.
Interior contains several items of interest relating to former inn including fixed
settle beside hearth in east and ground floor room (settle as baffle) and serving
hatch to same room. Window seats (panelled on 1st floor), and 6 panelled doors
throughout. Plain staircase; with plan identical on all floors. Lower 2 storey
building adjoins to east. Formerly cottage and stable with over-loft forming
part of the inn. Coursed grit stone rubble; front elevation rendered as house.
Large graduated Welsh slate roof. Plain gables and centre brick stack. C18 square
section 2-light mullioned window to ground and 1st floor. Plain plank door at
western end and planked double doors to stable entrance at east end with modern
window above. To north, yard with limestone setts.
(Some fragmentary remains of possible heavy doorway in rear elevation suggest No 22
may have been an C18 rebuilding of an earlier house)
Listing NGR: SK2910853999
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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