Listed Building: WEST HANDLEY HALL (1335127)

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Grade II*
Authority Historic England
Volume/Map/Item 1263, 6, 185
Date assigned Tuesday, January 31, 1967
Date last amended

Description

House. Early C17, with C19 and C20 alterations and additions. Coursed squared coal measures sandstone, with ashlar dressings, quoins, moulded shell kneelers, coped gables, ashlar gable stacks and a stone slated roof. T-plan house, with rear stair tower. North elevation. Two storey, with attics, two bays, and single bay single storey additions to ends. Doorway to main range at east end, with massive surround and lintel. To the west, a 4-light recessed chamfer mullioned window with cast iron diamond lattice lights, all beneath a continuous hoodmould, formerly returned around south-west corner, as with the two 2-light windows above. Extension to west with C20 leaded casement and plain plank door beneath a plain lintel. Stair tower with single and 2-light C17 windows to half landings, with plain dripmoulds above. Interior. Massive grand hearth to hall with elaborately moulded jambs and massive lintel, quite out of scale with the house. Newel stair with C17 splat baluster staircase, now painted. Listing NGR: SK3983677536

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Location

Grid reference SK 39836 77536 (point)
Map sheet SK37NE
Civil Parish UNSTONE, NORTH EAST DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE

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Jan 10 2017 11:26AM

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