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Listed Building record MDR2671 - Sutton Hall, Hall Lane, Sutton on the Hill

Type and Period (2)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1815 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • (Victorian to 21st Century - 1900 AD? to 2050 AD)

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Sutton Hall, Hall Lane, Sutton on the Hill, built c1815. (SK 23643382) The Hall (NAT). (1) 'Sutton Hall and attached outbuildings are Grade II* listed. Formerly a rectory, now a house, built by the Rev. Rowland Ward in c1815 with late 19th century additions. Ashlar and brick, partly rendered. Shallow lead and slate roofs, with twin rendered brick ridge stacks, mostly hidden behind castellated stone parapets.' (2) From the National Heritage List for England: 'SK 23 SW PARISH OF SUTTON ON THE HILL HALL LANE 3/56 (North Side) Sutton Hall and attached 2.9.52 outbuildings II* Rectory, now house. c1815 with late C19 additions. Built by Rev Rowland Ward. Ashlar and brick, partly rendered. Shallow lead and slate roofs, with twin rendered brick ridge stacks, mostly hidden behind castellated stone parapets. Front elevation has moulded stringcourse at eaves level. Two storeys to original house and three to late C19 rear addition. Main elevation has five bays with three central bays of stone, flanking bays of brick and whole of ground floor rendered. Central doorcase with pilastered surround and glazed door, flanked to either side by canted bay windows with full height glazing bar sashes under flat stone arches, to all sides. To each corner of the bays and to either side of the door are the remains of piers which supported the former verandah that ran the whole length of this facade. The remains of the verandah exist along the easternmost bay. Western bay has late C19 double glazed doors with glazed porch over. Above, to centre, triple stepped gothick traceried glazing bar sashes with pointed heads and thin colonnettes between the sashes. To either side the bay windows have single pointed gothick traceried glazing bar sashes to all sides, and beyond, to either side similar, single sashes. Above the parapets, those to side bays castellated, those to bay window plain and those to centre bay castellated but with flat coping over. Attached to west a late C19 greenhouse with cusped panelled glazed frieze just below the eaves and attached to west end of greenhouse, an octagonal brick tower with Tudor style window to all sides at top and castellated parapets. Matching tower to east at end of the verandah. Courtyard to rear of house has two large castellated towers and castellated connecting wall, with pointed stepped arch on stone nookshafts to west side. Southern tower is of sandstone and has a large pointed 2-light window with hood to ground floor, over which is a rose window. Northern tower is of brick and is identical except for pointed plank door to north of the window. Attached to north east corner of the north tower are the former stables. These have been considerably altered, but still have an octagonal brick tower to east side with pointed eastern door and narrow chamfered south window. Stables and tower still have castellated parapets. The interior fittings of stables are early C19. Interior of main house has front hall and two rooms in sumptuous gothick style with ribbed vaulted ceilings decorated by foliage bosses and elaborate fireplaces. The eastern room has original graining to look like cusped wooden panelling and a segment headed niche with cusped panelling. The hall has elegant dogleg stick baluster staircase through arcade of three stone four-centred arches. There is also some re-used C17 oak panelling in the rear hall. Listing NGR: SK2363333815.' (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Map: 1980.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: DOE (HHR) Dist of South Derbyshire, Aug 1985, 50-51.
  • <3> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 23633 33815 (point)

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Jun 18 2024 6:44PM

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