DRONFIELD WOODHOUSE HALL FARMHOUSE AND ATTACHED BOUNDARY WALLS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1187126
Date first listed:
09-Jan-1967
Date of most recent amendment:
07-Jul-1989
Statutory Address:
DRONFIELD WOODHOUSE HALL FARMHOUSE AND ATTACHED BOUNDARY WALLS, CARR LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
DRONFIELD WOODHOUSE HALL FARMHOUSE AND ATTACHED BOUNDARY WALLS, CARR 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:
Dronfield
National Grid Reference:
SK 33028 78542

Details

PARISH OF DRONFIELD CARR LANE SK 37 NW 5/17 Dronfield Woodhouse 9.1.67 Hall Farmhouse and attached boundary walls (formerly listed Nos 181 and 183) GV II* House. Late C16, with extensive remodelling in early C18 with C19 and C20 alterations. Coursed squared coal measures sandstone rising from a shallow plinth. Ashlar gable and ridge stacks, coped gables with moulded kneelers, and a stone slated roof. Irregular plan, with lobby entrance to centre onto main central stack. Central range with gabled range at either end, that to the south west end advanced. Two storeys and two storeys and attics, five bays, with two doorways to central range, that to the north east earlier, with quoined surround, and a massive lintel, that to the south-west within a C17 offshut or bay of stone, now rendered in part. To the right of the doorway, two single lights, one pointed, and above, a flat headed opening. A third doorway with a quoined surround and C20 half glazed door on the north-east wall of the south-west wing. Gable of north-east wing with two 2-light recessed chamfer mullioned windows below dripmoulds to the ground floor, a 3-light window to the first floor, and a small blocked light to the apex. Advanced gable with stacked 4-light chamfer mullioned windows to ground and first floors, and former 3-light window to attic, now with single mullion repositioned to centre. Inserted 2-light window to left of ground floor window, with flush surround and a chamfer mullion. Rear elevation with gabled range to south-west end with early C18 remodelling of two bays, with stacked 2-light flush mullioned windows with transoms, the heads linked by continuous bands and with 2-light mullioned window to the attic. Two bay central range with C19 tall windows beneath plain lintels flanking a C17 doorway with massive chamfered lintel and quoined surround. C20 planked door. Gable range to north east end with stacked 4-light chamfer mullioned windows and a 2-light C17 mullioned window to the left to light stair landing. Blocked and mutilated C17 single light window to the right, now obscured by a C20 2-light inserted window. Attached walls enclosing rear garden, with outer skin of coursed sandstone, the inner skin of brick. Doorway to centre of south-east wall with ashlar quoining and projecting keyblock to flat head, the doorway now blocked. Second doorway towards north-west end, with quoined surround and four panel door. Interior. Single cruck truss to central range, C18 plaster ceiling to ground floor room with central inset panel, formerly with circular embellishment to centre, the inset panel delineated by modillions, the wall panelling to this room is also of plaster. A second ground floor room has C18 plaster panelling and panelled doors. C18 splat baluster stair, with polygonal finials to the newel posts and moulded handrail. Close studded wall incorporating two doorways to ground floor of north-east range, also a massive hearth with segmental stone arch and smaller segmental headed doorways to either side.

Listing NGR: SK3302878542

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
79498
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.

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Date: 05 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/04206/26
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