Listed Building: OLD HALL, NO. 5, ORCHARD STREET (1279400)

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Grade II*
Authority English Heritage
Volume/Map/Item 893, 11, 211
Date assigned Tuesday, September 2, 1952
Date last amended Thursday, February 24, 1977


Dated 1649. Square-panelled timber framing with red brick nogging; 2 storeys and attic; 3 light C19 stone mullioned windows with cast iron lattice lights; stone plinth. Front with central 2 storey porch, the upper floor oversailing; splat balusters to open sides of porch; bressummer inscribed "NISI DEUS FRUSTRA 1684" (An adaptation of the opening lines of the psalm 'Unless the Lord build the house they labour in vain who build it'). No windows to left of porch one window each floor to right. Tile roof. Other elevations in character. An interesting house. (The house was at one time called The Cedars and is said to have been built by a Captain in Cromwell's army). (Formerly listed in the Rural District of Repton)

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Grid reference SK 30528 34024 (point)
Map sheet SK33SW

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Jan 14 2014 10:47AM

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