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Listed Building record MDR5075 - Knoll House, The Knoll, Tansley

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian - 1788 AD to 1788 AD)

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SK 3217 6013. Knoll House (NAT). (1) A grade II* listed house dated 1788. It is built of ashlar; and is of three storeys, with two three-light mullioned windows and a single-light window, all in plain surrounds with single glazing bars. It has a square-headed central doorway with rusticated quoins, double keyblock and lintel carved with ornaments and initials and surmounted by an enriched carved panel and moulded cornice. There is a modern or restored four-panel door with half-round glazed top panel within. The third storey has a small central arched niche with fluted pilasters at sides, the arch inscribed with above date. The building has quoins at the sides, coped gable ends with kneelers and large acorn finials, end stone stacks, plain eaves, and a slate roof. The interior has two carved stone chimney-pieces both dated 1788. The house was recently well restored. (2) Knoll House, The Knoll, Tansley, is a three storey building of ashlar, dated 1788. Grade II*. (3) Vernacular building dated to 1788 as indicated by dated chimney piece. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: OS 1:2500 1967.
  • <2> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. NHLE No: 1247942.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner, N. 1979. The Buildings of England: Derbyshire. 2nd ed., revised. p339.
  • <4> Index: Evans, R. 1976. Some dated vernacular buildings in Derbyshire.



Grid reference Centred SK 3217 6013 (16m by 12m) Centre

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Nov 12 2023 8:56PM

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