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Listed Building: OLD HALL COTTAGE (1096517)

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Grade II*
Authority Historic England
Volume/Map/Item 1792, 3, 109
Date assigned Thursday, January 19, 1967
Date last amended

Description

House. C16 and early C19. Coursed squared sandstone and red brick. Plain tile roof. Two massive lateral stacks. Chamfered stone plinth. Two storeys. South elevation of massive sandstone blocks, dominated by the two stacks, raised in brick in the C19. Projecting gabled bay to left has a 2-light casement window to each floor, the lower has the remains of a chamfered stone surround. The upper has a brick segmental arch. To the right there are no openings to the ground floor and two horizontal bands of C20 casements beneath the eaves. The west elevation, also of stone, has a single light window to ground floor and a blocked window above. The north elevation is of brick with sawtooth eaves cornice. Three segment headed 3-light casements to ground floor and a blocked segment headed doorway to left with C20 window set in. Three segment headed 3-light casements above. Lean-to bay set back to right has a doorway with panelled door and rectangular overlight and a 2-light segment headed casement above. Interior: The main ground floor rooms are of generous proportions, high ceilings with exposed beams, the principals stop chamfered. Two massive C16 fireplaces, one with a four-centred arch with joggle jointed voussoirs, the other with a chamfered segmental arch with joggle jointed voussoirs. Close studded partitions. Early C19 stick baluster staircase with turned newels and ramped handrail. Upper corridor has a moulded four-centred arched stone chimneypiece with a cupboard to the left. Stud partition with curved braces. Two bay collar purlin roof with tension braces. Said to be the remains of the C16 Twyford Hall.

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Location

Grid reference SK 32912 28928 (point)
Map sheet SK32NW
Civil Parish TWYFORD AND STENSON, SOUTH DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Feb 24 2006 9:01AM

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