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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1248280
English Heritage Legacy ID: 429849
Location: Cromford, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE4
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
1. WILLERSLEY LANE
(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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