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Latitude: 53.1558 / 53°9'20"N
Longitude: -1.5968 / 1°35'48"W
OS Eastings: 427056
OS Northings: 362150
OS Grid: SK270621
Mapcode National: GBR 58N.532
Mapcode Global: WHCDG.FYT2
Entry Name: Square and Compass Public House
Listing Date: 3 October 1979
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1277973
English Heritage Legacy ID: 429859
Location: Darley Dale, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE4
District: Derbyshire Dales
Civil Parish: Darley Dale
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Darley St Helen
Church of England Diocese: Derby
STATION ROAD Square and Compass.HOuse
SK 26 SE 10/156
'1735 RC'. Date in door lintel but PH made up of 4 adjoining sections, each with different roof height, forming 1 long building. Situated on corner facing Darley Bridge (q.v.). Coursed stone, east-end with quoins; welsh slate roof. Each section has end chimneys. 2 storeys. .8 windows, a mixture of sashes and Casements, some retaining glazing bars. Loft door at centre 1st floor. Western section has door with massive stone surround and date as above. 2 centre sections each have segmental arched way in entrance: the Western one now contains a window; eastern one has opposite double doors and stone flagged floor between, and further east is another house door with massive stone surround. Eaves line of 2 eastern sections appears to have been raised. Parish boundary post attached to front of inn. Built in stone seats to front of eastern cottage.
Buildings is also of interest in that it was connected with the growth of the lead mining industry. The name derives from the survey of one of the soughs draining the mines.
Listing NGR: SK2705662150
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