Building record MDR13126 - The Mount, Bowns Hill, Crich

Type and Period (1)

  • (Tudor to Georgian - 1540 AD to 1750 AD)

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Full Description

A grade II listed early 18th century house, incorporating elements of an earlier house. It is built of coursed squared rubble gritstone with quoins, and has coped gables with moulded kneelers and end ridge stacks, three of brick and one of stone. It has stone slated roofs. The main range has a double pile crosswing to the west. The east elevation is of three storeys and two bays, with stacked timber cross windows in flush stone frames flanking a central doorway. The doorway is now enclosed by a glazed, pitch roofed 20th century porch. There are plain bands to the heads of the ground and first floor windows, stepped up over window heads. The upper floor windows have been raised and now form flat-roofed dormers with leaded two-light frames. At the north end, there is a massive stepped masonry external chimney. The doorway to the main range has a quoined surround, semi-circular fanlight beneath semi-circular head, and with radiating glazing bars. There is a 20th century glazed door. The rear elevation has a five-stage stair window in flush surround. (1) The Mount is a private house dating to 1700. Valued features include a very tall staircase window, a stone dog kennel underneath some stone steps, a cheese press, and a dovecote. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. List entry number 1109199, Original UID: 78655.
  • <2> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 10(g).2.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 3501 5436 (15m by 15m)
Civil Parish CRICH, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Jan 29 2018 12:28PM

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