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Pair of Cottages Opposite Norman Villa and Attached Garden Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Edensor, Derbyshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1088155

English Heritage Legacy ID: 81681

Location: Edensor, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE45

County: Derbyshire

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

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Listing Text

SK 24/2569-24/2570
(South Side)
12.7.67 Pair of Cottages
opposite Norman Villa
and attached garden
wall (formerly
listed as house
opposite Norman
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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