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Willersley Castle

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cromford, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.1114 / 53°6'41"N

Longitude: -1.5585 / 1°33'30"W

OS Eastings: 429648

OS Northings: 357226

OS Grid: SK296572

Mapcode National: GBR 593.W8N

Mapcode Global: WHCDW.1231

Entry Name: Willersley Castle

Listing Date: 22 June 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1248280

English Heritage Legacy ID: 429849

Location: Cromford, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE4

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Cromford

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Matlock St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text


Willersley Castle
(formerly listed under
SK 2957 2/12 22.6.50.


1792. Architect, William Thomas of London. Built for Sir Richard Arkwright
(who died before completion). Freestone; 3 storeys; 7 plain recessed sash
windows; stringcourses. The centre-piece is defined by projecting round
turrets over full height. Embattled throughout. A large and severe castellated
house in extensive grounds. The interior retains a fine oval hall with
galleries on upper storeys.

Listing NGR: SK2964857226

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