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Listed Building record MDR5179 - Unthank Hall, Unthank Lane, Holmesfield

Type and Period (1)

  • (Elizabethan to Victorian - 1564 AD? to 1900 AD)

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Unthank Hall is a large two-storey gabled house of rubble construction. It is of 16th/17th century date with an L-shaped front and a rear elevation in three parts, set back from left to right. It is listed at Grade 2*. (1, 2) Two-storeyed gabled house with mullioned windows and the remains of a once separate kitchen. (3) Eight samples were taken from timbers relating to the king post roof, in order to carry out tree-ring dating. The results gave a felling date range of 1554 to 1579, with a likely felling date of 1564. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: DOE(HHR) N.E.Derby RD Derby May 1962 23.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner, N. 1979. The Buildings of England: Derbyshire. 2nd ed., revised. p 247.
  • <3> Index: NDAT. 3701. 3701.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Nottingham University Tree-Ring Dating Laboratory. Dendro Sample Record and Summary. Initial report 10 July 1993.



Grid reference Centred SK 3070 7606 (17m by 21m) Centre

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Record last edited

Jan 17 2024 3:42AM

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