ARNFIELD TOWER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1203906
Date first listed:
15-Mar-1984
Statutory Address:
ARNFIELD TOWER, MANCHESTER ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
ARNFIELD TOWER, MANCHESTER ROAD

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

County:
Derbyshire
District:
High Peak (District Authority)
Parish:
Tintwistle
National Grid Reference:
SK 01300 97078

Details

SK 09 NW PARISH OF TINTWISTLE MANCHESTER ROAD 4/26 (North Side) Arnfield Tower II

House, c 1875. Finely coursed gritstone with ashlar dressings. Slate roofs with ridge cresting. Tower roof with bands of fishscale slates and four lucarnes. Stone coped shaped gables (no two alike) with finials. Two gable end stacks and two eaves stacks, one with external stack rising from the ground and one rising from a gable above a window. Double pile plan with projecting tower to the west. Two storeys plus the tower. Asymmetrical elevations. East elevation has a central porch with shallow pointed arch and dripmould with headstops beneath a shaped gable. To the left a slightly advanced gabled bay with angle quoins. Castellated canted bay window to ground floor, the centre light with mullion and transom. First floor window with mullion and transom, horizontal drip mould above with stops. Shallow pitched pointed arched single light window in the gable. Above the porch a tall single light window with transom. To the right a 3-light mullioned and transomed window to the ground floor, a similar but smaller one above and a single light dormer window above with shaped gable. The west tower is square on plan but in its upper parts with the angles chamfered and with stops, rising to four shaped gables. Recessed pyramidal roof with a whimsical gableted chimney stack squeezed into the south-west corner. Flat elongated hexagonal windows at half height, and a C19 wooden porch abutting at the base. The house was built by the Manchester Corporation.

Listing NGR: SK0130097078

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
82170
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 2002
Reference: IOE01/06050/02
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ken Thomas. Source Historic England Archive
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