SK2957 : Plaque

taken 10 months ago, near to Cromford, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Plaque
Plaque
The building at Willersley Castle was one of many used as an Auxiliary Hospital during the first world war. Now owned by a Methodist charity the building has this plaque in the entrance hall.
Willersley Castle Hotel and Park
Intended home of Sir Richard Arkwright, who died before completion, by London architect William Thomas. Completed in 1792. The park was laid out as a pleasure garden by John Webb at the same time.

The building was used as an Auxiliary Hospital during the first world war.

Now a hotel run by the Methodist Guild. (LinkExternal link )

This is a grade II* listed building, see LinkExternal link and the park is listed too LinkExternal link
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SK2957, 304 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 10 January, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 12 January, 2019
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Uplands  Business, Retail, Services 
Primary Subject of Photo
Plaque 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2967 5722 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:6.6808N 1:33.4930W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2967 5722
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Former Auxiliary Hospital  Grade II Star 

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