Remains of Swarkestone Old Hall, Derby Road, Swarkestone - South Derbyshire

Remains of Swarkestone Old Hall and complex of walls relating to the gardens of the Old Hall, C16. All buildings are in a state of decay with dislodged bricks and stone work particularly prevalent to the tops of walls and in openings. Owner has worked with Natural England through a Stewardship scheme to address these issues. Cows now replaced by sheep thereby reducing attrition to walls.

Remains of Swarkestone Old Hall, Derby Road, Swarkestone - South Derbyshire
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: SWARKESTONE OLD HALL AND ATTACHED WALLS
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1280604
  • Local Planning Authority: South Derbyshire
  • Site Type: Domestic > Country house

Location

  • Building Name: Remains of Swarkestone Old Hall
  • Street Name: Derby Road
  • County: Derbyshire
  • District / Borough: South Derbyshire
  • Parish: Swarkestone
  • Parliamentary Constituency: South Derbyshire
  • Region: East Midlands

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Not applicable
  • Priority: D - Slow decay; solution agreed but not yet implemented
  • Previous Priority: D
  • Ownership: Private
  • Designation: Listed Building grade II*, RPG grade II*, CA

Contact Details

Ben Robinson 01480 412107

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England