Listed Building: TAMWORTH HOUSE, TAMWORTH STREET (1109119)

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Grade II
Authority English Heritage
Volume/Map/Item 1039, 7, 25
Date assigned Monday, February 13, 1967
Date last amended

Description

Early C18 (a lost pumphead is said to have been dated 1724), possibly by Francis Smith of Warwick, altered early C19. Gritstone ashlar, the roof hidden behind coped parapets with acroteria at the corners. Chamfered stone plinth. Three plus three bays. Moulded cornice, blocking course and rusticated angle pilasters. Left hand three bays are set back and have a doorway with moulded stone surround,C19 panelled door, and a window with moulded architrave, both enclosed within a C20 porch. To the left are two single bar sashes in moulded architraves. Three similar windows above. Right hand three bays have to the ground floor three glazing bar sashes in moulded architraves. Three similar windows above and three similar but smaller windows above again. Inside, an open string staircase around a square well through three storeys. Carved tread ends and two widely spaced turned balusters per tread, alternately with turned and barleysugar balusters. Wreathed and slightly ramped handrail. C19 marble chimneypieces in the upper rooms.

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Location

Grid reference SK 34360 43465 (point)
Map sheet SK34SW
Civil Parish DUFFIELD, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Jan 21 2014 4:18PM

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