UNTHANK HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1057686
Date first listed:
31-Jan-1967
Statutory Address:
UNTHANK HALL, UNTHANK LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
UNTHANK HALL, UNTHANK LANE

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

County:
Derbyshire
District:
North East Derbyshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Holmesfield
National Grid Reference:
SK 30702 76072

Details

PARISH OF HOLMESFIELD UNTHANK LANE SK 37 NW 5/166 31.1.67 Unthank Hall GV II* House. Late C16 or earlier, with C17 additions and C18 and C19 alterations. Coursed rubble coal measures sandstone with ashlar dressings, quoins, coped gables with moulded kneelers, ashlar gable stacks, and a stone slated roof. T-plan house, with additional gabled range to north-east. South-east elevation, with advanced gabled range to south-west end, and two bay range set back, with C19 timber cross windows in plain stone surrounds, and a stone framed doorway in the angle of the two ranges, with six panelled door and rectangular overlight with radiating glazing bars. Gabled range with two 2-light casement windows set in the moulded surrounds of former 2-light recessed chamfer mullioned windows. First floor has two single light windows with flush surround and plain band linking window heads. South west elevation with 2 and 3-light recessed chamfer mullioned windows. Rear gable to south west range has a 5-light recessed chamfer mullioned window to ground floor and two 2-light windows to first floor with dripmoulds above. North east elevation of rear range with a 4 and 3-light chamfer mullioned window to the first floor, a ground floor doorway with quoined surround, now blocked to form a window, and a lean-to addition with coped gable and re-used mullions to the window. Interior contains substantial areas of C17 decorative plasterwork in the first floor rooms, with moulded cornices, decorative friezes, an overmantle and an enriched beam soffit. The hearths to the ground floor rooms retain C17 surrounds, two with bolection moulds and cornices, whilst another has a cambered head to the hearth lintel, with a quoined surround. There are numerous exposed spine beams and oak joists. Unthank hall is said to have been the home of the Lowe family from the C17.

Listing NGR: SK3070276072

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
79650
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 21 Sep 2000
Reference: IOE01/02665/13
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