DUFFIELD HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1158301
Date first listed:
13-Feb-1967
Statutory Address:
DUFFIELD HALL, TOWN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
DUFFIELD HALL, TOWN STREET

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

County:
Derbyshire
District:
Amber Valley (District Authority)
Parish:
Duffield
National Grid Reference:
SK 34529 43014

Details

SK 34 43 PARISH OF DUFFIELD TOWN STREET 7/32 (West Side) Duffield Hall 13.2.67 II* Country house, now offices. c1640 altered in C18, restored and altered in 1871, renovated 1975-8 by George Grey & Partners for the Derbyshire Building Society. Sandstone ashlar, plain tile roof with four tall stone stacks with three diamond plan shafts, a similar stack with two shafts and a plain stack to rear. Moulded stone coped gables with plain kneelers and moulded finials. Chamfered plinth, moulded first and second floor and attic bands. Three storeys. East elevation of five gabled bays. Three bays to left have central C19 stone porch with Tudor arch with carved spandrels and a parapet with frieze of quatrefoils and coat of arms. To the left a recessed and chamfered cross window and a large polygonal bay, each bay with a cross window, divided by low buttresses like those of the porch. Parapet with quatrefoil frieze. To the right are three cross windows, a single light window with a transom, and in the projecting two bays to the right are four cross windows. The first floor has eight cross windows and a single light transomed window. The three gabled bays to the left have three cross windows in the gables and three keyed oval windows above. The two right hand bays have two keyed oval vents in the gables. Similar fenestration to south. Irregular fenestration to west with 2, 3 and 4-light mullioned windows, some blocked, and a blocked 3-light window with a transom. Interior: Entrance hall with C17 style panelling and a segmental-arched screen of three bays. Bolection moulded stone chimneypiece. Room to the right with late C16 staggered panelling, moulded cornice, and a chimneypiece with frieze and tapering fluted pilasters. Room to the left with early C18 style panelling, possibly re-used. Panelled staircase hall. Main staircase around an open well. Closed stringwith twisted balusters and heavy moulded handrail. Two marble bolection moulded chimneypieces to first floor. Late C16 back staircase from first to second floor with pierced splat balusters. Stud partition. C19 cantilevered stone service stair with iron stick balusters. Single curving flight with wreathed handrail.

Listing NGR: SK3452943014

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
78871
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: 04 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/02689/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Holt. Source Historic England Archive
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