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Dunsa House

A Grade II Listed Building in Edensor, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2286 / 53°13'43"N

Longitude: -1.6305 / 1°37'49"W

OS Eastings: 424760

OS Northings: 370238

OS Grid: SK247702

Mapcode National: GBR 57N.NKM

Mapcode Global: WHCD7.X3QP

Entry Name: Dunsa House

Listing Date: 12 July 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1088192

English Heritage Legacy ID: 81670

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
7/102 (South Side)
12.7.67 Dunsa House
House. c1848 by Joseph Paxton. Italianate style. Coursed
squared sandstone with pitted tooled finish, and ashlar. Hipped
and gabled Welsh slate roofs. Two tripartite ashlar lateral
stacks and a paired ridge stack. Two storeys, with a three
storey tower. West elevation of four irregular bays. Tower to
left has banded pilasters. Rectangular window to ground floor
with ashlar architrave and segmental pediment. Arched glazing
bars. Window above in eared ashlar surround, with round-arched
glazing. Plain band above and row of three keyed round-arched
lights. Moulded cornice and parapet. Parapet bay to right has
a three-bay arcade on square piers, with two windows and a
doorway. Three round-arched windows above. Advanced bay to
right with shallow pitched gable. Tripartite window to ground
floor with moulded hoodmould and a triplet of round-arched
windows above. The north elevation has a return wall of the
tower similar to the east elevation. To the left is a four-bay
open arcade. Advanced gabled bay to left with a tripartite
window with shallow segmental pediment. A single light and a
pair of round-arched lights to the left. The first floor has a
triplet of round-arched lights, flanked by rectangular lights.
Mast of the flat-arched windows have round-arched glazing bars.
Range of garages to south not of special interest. Sources: G F
Chadwick The Works of Joseph Paxton, Architectural Press 1961.

Listing NGR: SK2476070238

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