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Kent House

A Grade II Listed Building in Eckington, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.3311 / 53°19'52"N

Longitude: -1.3966 / 1°23'47"W

OS Eastings: 440278

OS Northings: 381748

OS Grid: SK402817

Mapcode National: GBR LYPX.FL

Mapcode Global: WHDDX.JJ4N

Entry Name: Kent House

Listing Date: 31 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054882

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79577

Location: Eckington, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire, S12

County: Derbyshire

District: North East Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Eckington

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Eckington and Ridgeway

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 48 SW
Kent House
House. c1630 with C19 alterations. Coursed rubble coal
measures sandstone with quoins, coped gables, ridge stacks of
brick and stone, plain tiles and stone slates. Irregular 'U'
plan house, with central range and advanced gabled crosswings at
either end, and a lobby entry against one of the stacks which is
now blocked. Two storeys and attics, three bays, formerly with
recessed chamfer mullioned windows throughout, now with many
mullions removed and replaced by C19 casements. Central range
with original doorway with quoined surround, now blocked with a
2-light window, and a 3-light chamfer mullioned window beneath a
dripmould, now modified to incorporate a doorway, and above a
first floor 3-light chamfer mullioned window with a dripmould.
Advanced crosswings with stacked windows diminishing in width
and height from ground to attic floors, all formerly mullioned,
now with all but four mullions replaced by C19 casements in old
stone surrounds beneath dripmoulds. The return walls to the
crosswings both have ground floor doorways, that to the south
wing with a quoined surround, and now blocked, the north wing
having an opening inserted into the position of a former 2-light
mullioned window. Single light C17 windows above the doorways
on each side. The other elevations all retain 2 and 3-light
openings beneath dripmoulds, some retaining C17 mullions.
Interior much altered, but with many spine beams and joists
exposed, two good hearths, and a partition beam with mortices
for former studs. Double purlin roof with ridge purlin.

Listing NGR: SK4027881748

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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