Listed Building: NUMBERS 1, 2 AND 3 OLD HALL COTTAGES (FOXES YARD) (1257863)

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Grade II
Authority Historic England
Volume/Map/Item 616-1, 2, 100
Date assigned Thursday, January 25, 1951
Date last amended

Description

House divided into 3 cottages, now 2 cottages. 1687, with C19 and C20 alterations. Whitewashed coursed rubble, with ashlar gritstone dressings and C20 tiled roof with various stone stacks. PLAN: hall, cross wing and rear wing, with single storey lean-to added between wings. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Quoins. South front 6 irregular windows arranged 1:5, with projecting gable to left. Gable has 2-light window on each floor and doorway to right with C20 door, all with Tudor hoodmoulds. To right 3-light chamfered mullion window, doorway with chamfered ashlar surround and deep lintel, 4-light chamfered mullion window with central mullion removed, projecting gabled brick porch and single light fire window beyond. Above 4-light chamfered mullion window with central mullion removed and to right a similar single light window. To left a similar tiny 2-light window and 2 windows beyond. West front has central doorway with ashlar surround and to right single light window in similar surround, above 2-light window and to right single light window. North front has C20 central single storey range flanked by 2-storey gabled cross wings. Central range has central door and flanking 2-light windows. Right cross wing has 4-light chamfered mullion window with Tudor hoodmould and above similar window with outer lights blocked and whitewashed over and central mullion removed. Left cross wing has a restored 2-light mullion window and to right ashlar doorway with quoined jambs and C20 door and above C20 2-light window and to right 2-light window with ashlar surround. Almost all windows have C20 diamond leaded metal frame casements. INTERIOR: of No.1 has fine segmental, chamfered arched stone fireplace, approximately 2m high, with domed bread oven to left. Some of original roof timbers of main range re-used within C20 lean-to. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Derbyshire: Harmondsworth: 1953-1986: 214). Listing NGR: SK0687174069

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Grid reference SK 06871 74069 (point)
Map sheet SK07SE
Civil Parish BUXTON, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE

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Jul 1 2015 3:03PM

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