Listed Building: ALTON MANOR AND ATTACHED STABLE RANGE TO NORTH EAST, WIRKSWORTH ROAD (1158752)

Please read our .

Grade II
Authority English Heritage
Volume/Map/Item 1081, 1, 59
Date assigned Monday, March 10, 1986
Date last amended

Description

Small Country House 1846-7 by Sir G G Scott. Ashlar gritstone, rising from a shallow plinth, with coped gables, moulded kneelers, tall ashlar ridge stacks with octagonal shafts and a concrete tiled roof, formerly stone slated. Irregular 'L' plan house. Built in the Elizabethan style. Two storeys and attics. South east elevation, gabled to south west end, and with porch in the angle. Four centred arched head to moulded doorway, decorated spandrels to archway and a panelled door. Stepped hoodmould above door, and coat of arms above archway. Above doorway, a pointed oriel window, and above that an octagonal tower with a pierced parapet. Tall mullioned and transomed windows. South west (garden) elevation, with advanced gable to north west end, canted two storey bay with crenellated parapet and grotesque spouts. Continuous stringcourse. Single gabled dormer above mullioned and transomed window. Advanced bay to south east end. Adjoining stable range to north east, of two storeys, with gabled entrance bay to the yard, with moulded four-centred archway, to north east corner, an ogee cupola, with lead covering and blind semi-circular headed lights.

External Links (1)

Sources (0)

Map

Location

Grid reference SK 28257 51002 (point)
Map sheet SK25SE
Civil Parish IDRIDGEHAY AND ALTON, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Record last edited

Feb 20 2014 10:47AM

Comments and Feedback

Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.