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Ford Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.3373 / 53°20'14"N

Longitude: -1.8871 / 1°53'13"W

OS Eastings: 407617

OS Northings: 382272

OS Grid: SK076822

Mapcode National: GBR HY8V.7D

Mapcode Global: WHBBD.ZCKW

Entry Name: Ford Hall

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1088059

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82009

Location: Chapel-en-le-Frith, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK23

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

Civil Parish: Chapel-en-le-Frith

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Chapel-en-le-Frith St Thomas a Becket

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 08 SE

Ford Hall


Hall,now converted into three dwellings. c1681, early C18 and late C19. Restored c1960s. Coursed rubble gritstone and gritstone ashlar. Gritstone dressings. Hipped concrete tile roof, except stone slates to rear wing. Stone gable end and ridge stacks, that to rear wing arched to one side to form bellcote. Also, to rear wing, stone coped gables with moulded kneelers.

Two storeys, L-plan. C17 section to north, C18 range added to south with C19 addition to east side of C18 part.

South elevation; to west, double fronted ashlar C18 wing. Central doorcase with moulded architrave, broken pediment supported by scroll brackets. C20 glazed door. To either side C20 top hung 12 pane casements with flush surrounds. Above, five similar windows. At either corner full height pilasters. Moulded eaves cornice. To east C19 section steps up to chamfered doorcase with dripmould over. C20 glazed door. To east again, large bay window. Above, three chamfered window openings with dripmoulds over, formerly mullioned and transomed. All windows C20. Coved eaves cornice.

West elevation; to north, double gabled front, range to extreme north being C20. To south, C17 recessed and chamfered three-light window. C20 conservatory over door to north. Above, C20 two-light window. To south, four-light recessed and chamfered, mullion and transome window with dripmould over. Convincing early C20 mock C18 facade beyond to south. Central doorcase with broken pediment on scroll brackets. To either side, 12 pane top hung casements, in flush stone surrounds. Three similar over.

Interior to C17 section has barrel vaulted larder with well, and large stone fireplace to sitting room. Blocked mullion and transome window to south internal wall.

Listing NGR: SK0761782272

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

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