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Holly House the Beeches

A Grade II Listed Building in Rowsley, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.189 / 53°11'20"N

Longitude: -1.6194 / 1°37'9"W

OS Eastings: 425528

OS Northings: 365836

OS Grid: SK255658

Mapcode National: GBR 587.5DH

Mapcode Global: WHCDG.334K

Entry Name: Holly House the Beeches

Listing Date: 12 July 1967

Last Amended: 19 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1088148

English Heritage Legacy ID: 81741

Location: Rowsley, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE4

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Rowsley

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Rowsley St Katherine

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 26 NE
5/174 (North Side)
12.7.67 Holly House and The
Beeches (formerly
listed as Farmhouse
North West of Williams
Deacon Bank)
Manor house, now a pair of houses. C17 and early C18. Coursed
squared sandstone with sandstone dressings and quoins. Stone
slate roof with coped gables. Massive ashlar ridge stack and a
gable stack. Two storeys and attics, L-plan. South elevation
of three irregular bays. Holly House to the left represents the
C17 house. To the left a 2-light recessed and chamfered mullion
window to the ground and first floor. to the right at first
floor level is a small single light window with recessed and
chamfered surround. Similar blind window above. To the right
again a larger 2-light chamfered mullion window to the ground
floor and a larger 2-light window above with square section
flush surround. Two 2-light recessed and chamfered mullion
windows above in gabled dormers. To the right is more regularly
coursed masonry. To the ground floor is a doorway with massive
ashlar lintel and jambs, the lintel inscribed S 1710. The
Beeches, to the right has an C18 2-light square section flush
mullion window to each floor. The west gable end has a 2-light
recessed and chamfered mullioned window to each floor and a
blocked single light to the right of the top one. Lower wing to
rear has to the west two 2-light square section flush mullion
windows to the ground floor and two smaller windows above.
Inside is an early C18 closed string dogleg staircase with
turned balusters and heavy moulded handrail. In the window of
the first floor landing names have been cut into the glass of
the window at various dates.

Listing NGR: SK2552865836

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