Woodthorpe Hall

6 Aug 2000
Woodthorpe Hall, Fanshawe Gate Lane, Holmesfield, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire, S18 7WA
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

PARISH OF HOLMESFIELD FANSHAWE GATE LANE SK 37 NW 5/152 25.10.51 Woodthorpe Hall GV II House. C17 with later additions. Coursed coal measures sandstone with quoins, coped gables with moulded kneelers, ashlar ridge and gable stacks, and a stone slated roof. L-plan house. East elevation. Two storey and attics, five bays, with central doorway, flanked to the south by a single light C17 opening, and to the north by a 3-light recessed and chamfer mullioned window. To the north end, a former doorway with quoined surround and a massive lintel, now blocked to form a 2-light window. 3-light chamfer mullioned window to south end, all windows beneath a continuous dripmould which steps up over blocked doorway. First floor with two 3-light and three single light windows, all C17, beneath a continuous dripmould. Two gabled dormers to attic, with copings and kneelers, and with 3-light mullioned windows beneath plain dripmoulds. South elevation of five bays with gable to east and with single, 2-light and 3-light mullioned windows beneath continuous dripmoulds. Two gabled attic dormers, each with 3-light mullioned windows. Off centre single storey gabled porch, with Tudor-arched lintel. The ground floor windows have been increased in depth. To the north elevation has been added the two storey porch of Owlerton Hall, Sheffield, with a rusticated ashlar surround, with massive projecting keyblock above cambered doorway head, all below a plain dripmould. Above the doorway a 3-light chamfer mullioned window with a plain dripmould, above which is a plaque bearing a coal of arms. Interior. Two good C17 hearths and exposed ceiling timbers survive in the ground floor rooms, and the attic rooms contain exposed cruck trusses which are either raised or upper crucks, apparently re-used from an earlier structure.

Listing NGR: SK3148978755


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2169 IOE Records taken by Barbara A West; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mrs Barbara A West. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: West, Barbara A

Rights Holder: West, Barbara A


Ashlar, Sandstone, Stone, Timber, Tudor House, Elizabethan Monument <By Form>, Stuart Domestic, Jacobean Dwelling