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Number 22 with Former Cottage and Stable Adjoining to the East

A Grade II Listed Building in Wirksworth, Derbyshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271647

English Heritage Legacy ID: 453830

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

No 22
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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