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Whitworth Institute

A Grade II Listed Building in Matlock, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.1624 / 53°9'44"N

Longitude: -1.5904 / 1°35'25"W

OS Eastings: 427480

OS Northings: 362885

OS Grid: SK274628

Mapcode National: GBR 58H.LQV

Mapcode Global: WHCDG.JSW0

Entry Name: Whitworth Institute

Listing Date: 26 October 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247895

English Heritage Legacy ID: 429301

Location: Darley Dale, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE4

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Darley Dale

Built-Up Area: Matlock

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Darley St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text


Whitworth Institute
SK 26 SE 10/87


Late C19. Stone. Comprises 2 large blocks, that on left of 2 lofty storeys
having 5 transomed mullioned windows, 3 breaking above eaves and gabled;
arcade of 5 arches to ground floor with transomed mullioned windows and
moulded doorway behind; moulded bands; coped end gables with kneelers and
ball-head finials to all gables; tall clustered stacks; pinnacled lantern;
green Westmorland slates. On the left-hand side a single-storeyed convex
wing, forming link with Whitworth Hotel, has an 8-light transomed mullioned
window, pilasters and open balustrade above cornice. The Assembly Hall
on right-hand side has 3 3-light mullioned windows with gables above parapet;
moulded doorway to left surmounted by a 3-light mullioned window and enriched
panel; coped and voluted end gables with side pilasters; ball-head finials
to all gables; raised lantern-light overall; green Westmorland slates;
advanced single-storeyed bay to left with 2 6-light transomed mullioned
windows, pilasters, open balustrade above cornice and set-back gable with
ball-head finials and recessed enriched panel. Tied with the Whitworth
Hotel and of similar design.

Listing NGR: SK2748062885

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