Building record MDR3367 - Red Lion Hotel, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian - 1725 AD to 1775 AD)

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(SK 2867 5404) Red Lion Hotel (P.H) (NAT). (1) The Red Lion Hotel was built in the mid 18th century from painted brick. It is 3 storeys high with 3 bays, the central bay is slightly advanced. There are 3 sash windows, the central is Venetian and of 3 lights with a semi-circular tripartite window above. A round-headed archway at centre of the building leads to a courtyard. There is a moulded stone eaves cornice with a central pediment. An earlier building of coursed stone rubble with massive buttressed chimney-stack is embodied in the rear. The Red Lion forms a group with No. 1 Coldwell Street and The Complete Angler Inn. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Map: 1968. OS 1:2500.
  • <2> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. List entry number 1112540.



Grid reference Centred SK 2867 5404 (17m by 29m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Dec 14 2017 4:41PM

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