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Edensor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Edensor, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2263 / 53°13'34"N

Longitude: -1.6273 / 1°37'38"W

OS Eastings: 424977

OS Northings: 369982

OS Grid: SK249699

Mapcode National: GBR 57N.PDY

Mapcode Global: WHCD7.Z58G

Entry Name: Edensor House

Listing Date: 19 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052226

English Heritage Legacy ID: 81673

Location: Edensor, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE45

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Edensor

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Edensor St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 24/2569-24/2570
(North Side)
Edensor House
House, built for the agent to the Duke of Devonshire. c1840,
probably by Paxton and Robertson. Sandstone ashlar. Welsh
slate, shallow pitched hipped roof with bracketed eaves. Ashlar
ridge stacks. Plain first floor band and projecting quoins.
North (entrance) elevation has a full height canted bay with
three plain sashes to each floor. The lower ones have
hoodmoulds on scrolled brackets. To the right a projecting
square rusticated porch with cornice and blocking course.
Panelled door and rectangular overlight. Projecting wall above
with chamfered quoins. East (garden) elevation of three
principal bays: Central canted bay window with steps up to
French doors with rectangular overlight. Flanked by plain
sashes and a plain sash to each of the bays beyond. All but one
with hoodmoulds on scrolled brackets. Five plain sashes above.
To the west the ground floor has two canted bay windows and five
windows above, the centre two tall and with margin lights.
Service wing to the south, mostly glazing bar sashes. Interior:
Full height staircase hall with cantilevered openstring
staircase with two twisted balusters per tread. Ornate marble
chimneypiece. The two main reception rooms have delicate
plaster ceilings. Sources: G F Chadwick The Works of
Joseph Paxton, Architectural Press 1961.

Listing NGR: SK2497769982

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