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Description: Derby Hall
Date Listed: 3 February 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 210687
OS Grid Reference: SD8043310762
OS Grid Coordinates: 380433, 410762
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5931, -2.2971
SD 8010 NW MARKET STREET
1850 by Sydney Smirke. In classical style, formerly comprising in one monumental
composition (from left to right) the Derby Hotel, Derby Hall, (originally Town Hall)
and the Athenaeum, of which the rest was demolished in mid C20. Ashlar with hori-
zontal rustication on ground floor and crowning dentilled cornice and blocking course.
Right-hand section has giant 3-bay Corinthian temple-front over tall ground floor
podium; 3 arched windows on 1st floor, with 3 circular concave panels above; 3 arched
doorways on ground floor. Left-hand section is 2-storeyed with advanced segmental-
pedimented centrepiece of columns and pilasters enclosing doorway below snd Venetian
window above. 3 arched windows on each side of this. Extra bay on far left, advanced
with rectangular windows (including 2 additional ones in mezzanine).
Listing NGR: SD8043310762
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Source: English Heritage
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