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Listed Building record MDR4396 - Swarkestone Old Hall (remains of), Derby Road, Swarkestone

Type and Period (1)

  • (Tudor to Unknown - 1500 AD)

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The Old Hall at Swarkestone, of which the ruins now form part of a garden wall, was probably built about 1560 by Sir Richard Harpur who died there in 1573. (1) The remains are two storeys high with three four-centred stone fireplaces and a four-centred headed stone doorway. Grade II. (2). Extant remains of a former hall at SK 37412847 are as described. See illustration card. (3) The listing has been revised to Grade II*. (4)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Article in serial: Bailey, G. 1909. 'Swarkestone Bridge', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 31, pp 43-50, illust.. p48 Illusts.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: DOE (HHR) S E Derby RD Dec 1960 32.
  • <3> Personal Observation: F1 FDC 13-APR-62.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: DOE Listed Bldgs. Dist of South Derbyshire. Derby 11 Mar 1987 175.
  • <5> Index: TPAT. 2073. 2073.



Grid reference Centred SK 3741 2846 (12m by 19m) Centre

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  • EDR1051

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Record last edited

Jan 28 2024 5:19PM

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