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Latitude: 53.2807 / 53°16'50"N
Longitude: -1.541 / 1°32'27"W
OS Eastings: 430702
OS Northings: 376072
OS Grid: SK307760
Mapcode National: GBR KZPH.5N
Mapcode Global: WHCCX.9SFS
Entry Name: Unthank Hall
Listing Date: 31 January 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1057686
English Heritage Legacy ID: 79650
Location: Holmesfield, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire, S18
District: North East Derbyshire
Civil Parish: Holmesfield
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Dronfield St John Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Derby
PARISH OF HOLMESFIELD UNTHANK LANE
SK 37 NW
31.1.67 Unthank Hall
House. Late C16 or earlier, with C17 additions and C18 and C19
alterations. Coursed rubble coal measures sandstone with ashlar
dressings, quoins, coped gables with moulded kneelers, ashlar
gable stacks, and a stone slated roof. T-plan house, with
additional gabled range to north-east. South-east elevation,
with advanced gabled range to south-west end, and two bay range
set back, with C19 timber cross windows in plain stone
surrounds, and a stone framed doorway in the angle of the two
ranges, with six panelled door and rectangular overlight with
radiating glazing bars. Gabled range with two 2-light casement
windows set in the moulded surrounds of former 2-light recessed
chamfer mullioned windows. First floor has two single light
windows with flush surround and plain band linking window heads.
South west elevation with 2 and 3-light recessed chamfer
mullioned windows. Rear gable to south west range has a 5-light
recessed chamfer mullioned window to ground floor and two
2-light windows to first floor with dripmoulds above. North
east elevation of rear range with a 4 and 3-light chamfer
mullioned window to the first floor, a ground floor doorway with
quoined surround, now blocked to form a window, and a lean-to
addition with coped gable and re-used mullions to the window.
Interior contains substantial areas of C17 decorative
plasterwork in the first floor rooms, with moulded cornices,
decorative friezes, an overmantle and an enriched beam soffit.
The hearths to the ground floor rooms retain C17 surrounds, two
with bolection moulds and cornices, whilst another has a
cambered head to the hearth lintel, with a quoined surround.
There are numerous exposed spine beams and oak joists. Unthank
hall is said to have been the home of the Lowe family from the
Listing NGR: SK3070276072
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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