Edensor House


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Listed Building
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Date first listed:
Statutory Address:
Edensor House, Main Street, Edensor, DE45 1PH


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Statutory Address:
Edensor House, Main Street, Edensor, DE45 1PH

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

Derbyshire Dales (District Authority)
National Park:
National Grid Reference:
SK 24977 69982


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 17/12/2019

SK 24/2569-24/2570 7/105


(Formerly listed as Edensor House, OFF EDENSOR LANE (north side))

GV II House, built for the agent to the Duke of Devonshire. c1840, probably by Paxton and Robertson. Sandstone ashlar. Welsh slate, shallow pitched hipped roof with bracketed eaves. Ashlar ridge stacks. Plain first floor band and projecting quoins.

North (entrance) elevation has a full height canted bay with three plain sashes to each floor. The lower ones have hoodmoulds on scrolled brackets. To the right a projecting square rusticated porch with cornice and blocking course. Panelled door and rectangular overlight. Projecting wall above with chamfered quoins.

East (garden) elevation of three principal bays: central canted bay window with steps up to French doors with rectangular overlight. Flanked by plain sashes and a plain sash to each of the bays beyond. All but one with hoodmoulds on scrolled brackets. Five plain sashes above. To the west the ground floor has two canted bay windows and five windows above, the centre two tall and with margin lights. Service wing to the south, mostly glazing bar sashes.

Interior: full height staircase hall with cantilevered openstring staircase with two twisted balusters per tread. Ornate marble chimneypiece. The two main reception rooms have delicate plaster ceilings.

Listing NGR: SK2497769982


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Books and journals
Chadwick, GF, The Works of Sir Joseph Paxton, (1961)


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 24 May 2004
Reference: IOE01/12157/31
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