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Listed Building record MDR10502 - The Limes, Mickleover, Derby

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to 21st Century - 1828 AD? to 2050 AD)

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The Limes is a white stuccoed Regency villa of some elegance, built 1828-9. (1) The Limes, and early 19th century villa in its own grounds. Stucco, two storeys, five bays, with a central full-height bow window. The entrance front has a porch with Doric columns. (2) The Limes is and early 19th century villa standing in its own grounds. It is finished in stucco and is 2 storeys high. The main front, facing the garden, has plain pilasters at the ends of the elevation, and a band between the storeys. The elevation has sash windows, the centre 3 are in a full height semi-circular bow. There are Jalousies around the windows. The eaves are plain and over-hanging, to a hipped slate roof. The entrance front has a central solid stucco porch with angle piers and Doric columns in antis, an entablature over and a glazed divided door. There is a 1 storey projecting portion to the right of the entrance porch with 3 windows. The other elevations are plain. The interior has a characteristic staircase and ceiling cornices. The Limes is in a good setting with lawns, and drive with an avenue of trees [see SMR 32363]. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Craven, M. 1996. The Illustrated History of Derby Suburbs. p 105.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner, N. 1979. The Buildings of England: Derbyshire. 2nd ed., revised. 194.
  • <3> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. List entry number 1228289.



Grid reference Centred SK 30918 34083 (47m by 46m)

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Feb 2 2024 6:34PM

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