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Latitude: 53.2254 / 53°13'31"N
Longitude: -1.627 / 1°37'37"W
OS Eastings: 424996
OS Northings: 369885
OS Grid: SK249698
Mapcode National: GBR 57N.X1D
Mapcode Global: WHCD7.Z6D4
Entry Name: Pair of Cottages Opposite Norman Villa and Attached Garden Wall
Listing Date: 12 July 1967
Last Amended: 19 June 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1088155
English Heritage Legacy ID: 81681
Location: Edensor, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE45
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
PARISH OF EDENSOR EDENSOR LANE
12.7.67 Pair of Cottages
opposite Norman Villa
and attached garden
listed as house
Pair of cottages. c1830-40, probably by Paxton and Robertson.
Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings. Plain tile
roof with overhanging decorative gables. Ashlar gable stacks
with a pair and a triplet of twisted circular shafts. Two
storeys. Plain first floor band and moulded eaves cornice.
North elevation of three broad bays, the two to the right double
fronted. Central doorway with triangular head, ashlar surround
and panelled door. Flanked by 4-light chamfered mullion windows
with triangular heads. Single light window above with
projecting plain ashlar surround with stepped corbelling below
and stepped parapet above. Flanked by 3-light square section
flush mullion windows. Slightly lower recessed bay to left has
a 2-light chamfered mullion window to ground floor and a small
canted oriel above on moulded bracket and with hipped lead roof
with finial. Blind round arched window to left with raised head
and bracketed sill. Gabled east elevation has a lower
projecting gabled bay with buttress walls with elaborate
scrolled brackets above. 2-light chamfered mullion window with
a similar but smaller 2-light window above and a small pointed
window in the pedimented gable. Stone garden wall to north
surmounted by a decorative wooden fence. 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: SK2499669885
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