Building record MDR3363 - The Gate House, The Causeway, Wirksworth

Type and Period (1)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

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Full Description

The Gate House is a late 18th century building of red brick to early 17th century stone. It is a large 3-storey house of 3 bays, the central bay is defined by engraved pilasters and is slightly advanced. There are 5 sash windows in moulded architraves and a later engraved stone cornice hood porch containing a Roman arch flanked by plain pilasters with moulded caps. The building includes quoins, a parapet and a slate roof. There are a few 17th century mullioned lights exposed at the rear. The gate piers of The Gate House are also listed [see SMR 28391]. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. List entry number 1109609.



Grid reference Centred SK 2854 5386 (17m by 17m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Dec 14 2017 4:41PM

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