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Beeley Hilltop House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Beeley, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2121 / 53°12'43"N

Longitude: -1.598 / 1°35'52"W

OS Eastings: 426940

OS Northings: 368413

OS Grid: SK269684

Mapcode National: GBR 57W.QSD

Mapcode Global: WHCD8.FJ8D

Entry Name: Beeley Hilltop House

Listing Date: 12 July 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1088204

English Heritage Legacy ID: 81596

Location: Beeley, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE4

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Beeley

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Beeley St Anne

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 26 NE
5/31 (East Side)
12.1.67 Beeley Hilltop House
Manor house. Early C17, altered C19 and C20. Coursed squared
gritstone with ashlar dressings and quoins. Stone slate roof
with coped gables. Ashlar ridge and gable stacks and a lateral
stack. Three storeys. H-plan, truncated. West elevation has
gabled projecting wings and recessed centre part. The left hand
wing has a 5-light recessed and chamfered mullion window, a
2-light (formerly 4-light with a transom) above and a 3-light in
the gable. All with horizontal hoodmoulds. The right hand
gable has a 4-light recessed and chamfered mullioned and
transomed window with a major mullion, and hoodmould. C19
glazing bar sash to first floor beneath the broader C17
hoodmould. 3-light recessed and chamfered mullioned window in
the gable, also with hoodmould. Irregular fenestration to the
recessed centre part. L-shaped rear elevation has on its south
face three moulded bands, the top one continued across the
gabled east face. The east face has two 4-light recessed and
chamfered mullion windows and a similar 3-light in the gable.
To the right a round-arched doorway with key and impost blocks,
a blind single light above and a 3-light window above again.
The south face has a central doorway with moulded surround with
to the left, a 3-light square section flush mullion window and
to the right a 4-light recessed and chamfered mullion window.
Two similar 4-light windows above. The other elevations have
similar 2, 3 or 4-light windows. Wall attached to south east,
and ashlar gate piers with moulded capitals and ball finials.
Interior: Dining room with chamfered segmental arched
chimneypiece with moulded inner fireplace. Drawing room has C17
panelling and a moulded stone chimneypiece. Splat baluster
staircase mostly renewed. Bedroom in north west angle has C17
panelling with fluted pilasters and frieze. Moulded stone
chimney piece. Small door from the bathroom to the bedroom with
trompe l'oeil painting to resemble deeply moulded panelling.
Bedroom in north west angle has a carved Jacobean overmantel
flanked by fluted pilasters. C17 panelling and moulded cornice.
Bedroom in SE angle has C17 panelling and moulded plaster frieze
and ceiling with strapwork patterns. Moulded stone chimneypiece
with carved arms of James I in the ovemantle and moulded
cornice. The bedroom in the SW angle continues the plaster
ceiling and has a moulded stone chimneypiece and panelled
overmantle with moulded brackets and cornice.

Listing NGR: SK2694068412

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

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