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ST BENETS SCHOOL

List Entry Summary

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

Name: ST BENETS SCHOOL

List entry Number: 1109075

Location

ST BENETS SCHOOL, HIGG LANE

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

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Alderwasley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-Feb-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Mar-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 78971

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

PARISH OF ALDERWASLEY HIGG LANE (off) SK 35 SW 2/4 St Benets School (Formerly Listed as Alderwasley Hall) 13.2.67 II Country House, now school. Late C18, with C19 additions. Massive ashlar gritstone with smooth rendered and painted facade, with moulded cornice with parapet above, ashlar intermediate ridge stacks with moulded caps, slated and lead roof coverings. Symmetrical main range, with attached range to rear, and added wings at either end to rear. Main range, three storeys above a basement, seven bays, 3:1:3, the central bay pedimented, and slightly advanced. The flanking ranges each have a Venetian window to the central ground floor, otherwise all windows are glazing bar sashes, diminishing in height from ground to second floor, in plain surrounds, and with projecting cills. The central bay has a tripartite sash window to the first floor, and a Diocletian window above. A broad ashlar band separates the ground floor and first floor openings. Central doorway with moulded eased surround, pulvinated frieze, and a pediment supported by scrolled brackets. Double four- panelled doors, the doorway is enclosed by a mid-C19 porch, flat-roofed and single storeyed, with four columns with banded rustication supporting an entablature. Side walls have glazing bar sashes with rusticated surrounds and shallow arched heads with triple keyblocks. Stepped half-bay extensions to south west end, with ground floor glazing bar sashes. Side elevation has four glazing bar sashes, and then five glazing bar sashes in the C19 extension. The house was built for Francis Hurt.

Listing NGR: SK3267853308

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National Grid Reference: SK 32678 53308

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