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Monument record MDR11458 - Sitwell Hall (later Babington House) and grounds (site of), Babington Lane, Derby

Type and Period (1)

  • (Stuart - 1636 AD to 1636 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A newly uncovered 'Prospect of Derby from the East' shows early 18th century Derby. At the far left is Sitwell Hall, built in 1636, and later known as Babington House. (1) Babington House is shown in its grounds on the map of 1852. (2) Babington House is shown in its grounds on the 1st ed. OS map of c.1880, but not on subsequent editions of OS 25" maps. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Article in serial: Craven, M. 2005/2006. 'A New East Prospect', Derby Civic Society Newsletter. No. 83, pp 20-22, illustration. p 20.
  • <2> Map: Board of Ordnance. 1852. Map of the Borough of Derby … Surveyed … for the local Board of Health A.D.1852.
  • <3> Personal Observation: Brown, J. Observation based on personal experience, map evidence, site visit etc..



Grid reference Centred SK 35338 35897 (57m by 91m)

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Record last edited

Dec 12 2023 4:05PM

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