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Listed Building record MDR8246 - Youth Hostel, Main Street, Elton

Type and Period (2)

  • (Former Type) (Stuart to Victorian - 1668 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Early 20th Century to 21st Century - 1901 AD to 2050 AD)

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Full Description

House (now a youth hostel) with a large semi-circular pediment above the door, dated 1668. A date-stone of 1715 also exists on the south side. (1,2) The Youth Hostel is a Grade II house, dated 1668 and 1715. It is constructed of coursed rubble gritstone with quoins, plain gables end ridge stacks and single side wall stack, welsh slates and modern concrete tiles. Above the single light stair window is a semi-circular headed tablet inscribed 'B M 1715'. The former doorway to the earlier range has a lintel dated 1668. (3) Vernacular building dated to 1715. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust Index. 3755.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner, N. 1979. The Buildings of England: Derbyshire. 2nd ed., revised. p209.
  • <3> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.
  • <4> Index: Evans, R. 1976. Some dated vernacular buildings in Derbyshire.



Grid reference Centred SK 22 60 (14m by 15m) Approximate

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Record last edited

Nov 7 2023 6:22PM

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