Pevsner says: "Wirksworth is attractive as an ensemble rather than by means of individual houses." I beg to differ - Wirksworth has a host of individual buildings that reflect the mixed variety of materials on offer beneath this little dales town including limestone, brick, lead and timber.

And then there's that remarkable imprint of a former building within the gable of another - trapped like a fly in amber.

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"..more fascinating a more unique is the network of tiny lanes with cottages of varying shapes and sizes high up on the hillside.." Pevsner

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