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Rock Villa

A Grade II Listed Building in Edensor, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2252 / 53°13'30"N

Longitude: -1.6285 / 1°37'42"W

OS Eastings: 424897

OS Northings: 369860

OS Grid: SK248698

Mapcode National: GBR 57N.WL7

Mapcode Global: WHCD7.Y6PB

Entry Name: Rock Villa

Listing Date: 19 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052323

English Heritage Legacy ID: 81666

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
7/98 (North Side)
Rock Villa
House. Dated 1839. Probably by Paxton and Robertson. Coursed
squared sandstone with ashlar dressings. Diamond pattern stone
slate roof, overhanging on paired timber brackets. Ashlar
stacks. Plain first floor band. T-plan, two storeys, three bay
south elevation has central projecting gabled bay with moulded
cornice and decorative bargeboards. The ground floor has a
round-arched window rising to a decorative point above and
flanked by blind lancets with raised ashlar heads. 2-light
casement window with fanlight. The return wall to the left has
round-arched doorway with panelled door and traceried
fanlight, flanked by blind rectangular lights with plain ashlar
surrounds. To the left a 2-light casement with ashlar surround
with overhanging returned hoodmould. Return wall to right has a
round-arched doorway with a 2-light casement window set in.
Traceried fanlight. Flanked by blind rectangular lights with
plain ashlar surrounds. To the right is a broad 2-light window
with plain ashlar surround and mullion. Decorative cresting
above. The first floor has a central tripartite window,
flat-arched, with plain ashlar surround. In the return wall to
the left a plain rectangular window and to the left a pointed
arched window with cross casement and ashlar surround. Return
wall to right has a plain rectangular window, and to the right a
moulded rectangular panel bearing the date 1839, with decorative
cresting above. The gable end to the west has a castellated
canted bay window and a blind lancet above. Built as part of
the picturesque model village by Paxton for the Sixth Duke of
Devonshire. Sources: G F Chadwick. The Works of Joseph Paxton
Architectural Press 1961.

Listing NGR: SK2489769860

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