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Latitude: 53.0837 / 53°5'1"N
Longitude: -1.5744 / 1°34'27"W
OS Eastings: 428602
OS Northings: 354132
OS Grid: SK286541
Mapcode National: GBR 59G.QRK
Mapcode Global: WHCDV.SRGC
Entry Name: Babington House
Listing Date: 24 October 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1335118
English Heritage Legacy ID: 79717
Location: Wirksworth, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE4
District: Derbyshire Dales
Civil Parish: Wirksworth
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Wirksworth St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Derby
SK 2854 1/20 24.10.50.
Circa 1630. Coursed stone rubble; 2 storeys and attics; 2 three-light
mullioned windows with drip-stones and fitted with early C19 casements;
2 moulded gabled dormers, each with two-light mullioned windows, one mutilated;
advanced gabled wing on right-hand side with a three-light mullioned window
as above; sundial affixed on gable face. A modern stuccoed embattled porch
is an incongruous feature.
The house contains an original fireplace and panelling and is associated
with the Babingtons. (Anthony Babington led the attempted rescue of Mary,
Queen of Scots).
Listing NGR: SK2860254132
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