EDENSOR HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1052226
Date first listed:
19-Jun-1987
Statutory Address:
EDENSOR HOUSE, EDENSOR LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
EDENSOR HOUSE, EDENSOR LANE

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

County:
Derbyshire
District:
Derbyshire Dales (District Authority)
Parish:
Edensor
National Park:
PEAK DISTRICT
National Grid Reference:
SK 24977 69982

Details

PARISH OF EDENSOR OFF EDENSOR LANE SK 24/2569-24/2570 7/105 (North Side) Edensor House 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. Sources: G F Chadwick The Works of Joseph Paxton, Architectural Press 1961.

Listing NGR: SK2497769982

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
81673
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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
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