SK2957 : Down to the Derwent

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

Down to the Derwent
Down to the Derwent
The River Derwent delineates the parklands laid out for Willersley Castle.
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
Uplands  Business, Retail, Services  Country estates 
Primary Subject of Photo
Park 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2996 5719 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:6.6636N 1:33.2332W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2989 5725
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Grade II Listed Gardens  Hotel Grounds 

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