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Listed Building record MDR5529 - Latin House, Derby Road, Risley

Type and Period (2)

  • (Stuart to Unknown - 1706 AD)
  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

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Latin House (or Cottage) to the east of All Saints' Church (SK 43 NE 13) was built subsequent to the foundation of a school here in 1593. This brick building is dated 1706 on a door pediment and comprises two storeys. It is one of the best buildings of its date in the county. The school buildings at Risley form a group of unusual architectural importance and interest. (1-2) Latin House. School house, now house. 1706 with minor 19th & 20th cent. alterations. Built for Elizabeth Grey of Risley Hall. Grade II*. (3) Vernacular building dated to 1706 as indicated by datestone, built in a classical design. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: DOE (HHR) Erewash B Derby Dec 1960 24.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner, N. 1979. The Buildings of England: Derbyshire. 2nd ed., revised. p310.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: DOE Listed Bldgs Dist of Erewash Derby 2 May 1986 78.
  • <4> Index: Evans, R. 1976. Some dated vernacular buildings in Derbyshire.



Grid reference Centred SK 4613 3567 (10m by 16m) Centre

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Record last edited

Jan 26 2024 4:59PM

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