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Building record MDR11401 - The Deanery or Provost's House, 20 Highfield Rd, Derby

Type and Period (1)

  • (Edwardian - 1906 AD to 1908 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Highfield Road, No. 20, The Deanery. Built as St Anne's Vicarage c.1906 (inhabited by 1908, according to Kelly's Directory) and designed by Percy Heylin Currey in the same sort of classical idiom as Lutyen's Easton House at Repton; brick, two storeys, hipped roofs, moulded quoins etc. Post-war became the house for the Provost of Derby Cathedral; since 2001 called The Deanery. Very little altered. (1) Brick detached two storey dwelling house with a mix of classical and Arts & crafts features. Multi-paned sliding sash windows, symmetrical projecting wings with sprocketed steeply pitched hipped roofs, semi-circular stone hood on brackets over the doorway, and brick quoins. Full height canted bay on eastern elevation. It was built as St. Anne’s vicarage in circa 1906 to the designs of important local architect P.H. Curry. Similar architectural idiom as Lutyen’s Easton House in Repton. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Unpublished document: 2007. 'Derby Civic Society Suggested Local List Additions', Derby Civic Society Newsletter. No. 85, pp 15-26. p 19.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Derby City Council. 2010. City of Derby Local List. p 42.



Grid reference Centred SK 34647 37282 (17m by 19m)

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Record last edited

Oct 9 2017 12:00PM

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