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Listed Building record MDR3366 - No 15 Market Place, Wirksworth

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  • (Stuart to Georgian - 1700 AD to 1799 AD)

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No. 15 Market Place is a mid-18th century building. It is built from ashlar and is 3 storeys high with 5 sash windows in moulded architraves to the top 2 storeys, the lower restored. There is a moulded stone pilaster doorcase with pediment. The corners of the building are built from quoins and there is a moulded cornice and restored parapet to the roof. The left-hand wing is of about 1760 and slightly later than the main building, built from red brick with stone dressings. It is 2 storeys high with a Venetian window to each storey. There are plain stone pilasters at the sides supporting a moulded eaves cornice with inset open pediment, it has an imposing but much dilapidated fa├žade. The building contains 18th century panelling. Nos 4 to 13 (consec) and No 15 form a group. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. List entry number 1109590.



Grid reference Centred SK 2864 5404 (19m by 13m) Centre

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Record last edited

Nov 10 2023 11:30AM

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