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Coach House and Attached Buildings at Elvaston Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Derby, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.8931 / 52°53'35"N

Longitude: -1.3962 / 1°23'46"W

OS Eastings: 440718

OS Northings: 333016

OS Grid: SK407330

Mapcode National: GBR 7GP.MTF

Mapcode Global: WHDH1.JJCZ

Plus Code: 9C4WVJV3+6G

Entry Name: Coach House and Attached Buildings at Elvaston Castle

Listing Date: 2 September 1952

Last Amended: 11 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096433

English Heritage Legacy ID: 83002

Location: Elvaston, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE72

County: Derbyshire

District: South Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Elvaston

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Elvaston-cum-Thulston-cum-Ambaston St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 43 SW

(West Side)
Coach House and Attached Buildings at Elvaston Castle
(formerly listed as part of Elvaston Castle)


Coach house and attached range. Early C19 by James Wyatt in
Tudor style, with minor later alterations. Built for the Earls
of Harrington. Tooled ashlar and red brick, with stone
dressings and plain stone plinth. Hipped graduated slate roofs,
partly hidden behind embattled parapets to east facade and three
central bays of west facade, with rendered timber framed clock
tower, surmounted by an embattled turret, to centre. Two
storey, six bay range with single storey range attached to north
of west elevation. Main, east elevation, all of ashlar, has
three central bays advanced and centre bay advanced again with
stepped corner buttresses and a continuous double chamfered
pointed arch through the building. Similar lower blocked arches
to either side and above, recessed and chamfered cross windows
with returned hoodmoulds to either side of similar 3-light
window with four-centred arched lights. Three bay side wings
each have three blocked four-centred arched single light windows
with returned hoods to ground floor and three similar glazed
windows above, with stepped buttresses to either side. West
facade has side wings in red brick, and three centre bays in
ashlar with similar elevation to that to east except the side
bays have panelled doors within the arches and the centre bay
has no buttresses. Side wings each have two four-centred arched
doorcases with incised spandrels, returned hoods and panelled
doors with two recessed and chamfered cross windows plus similar
hoods between, and similar single light windows to the outer
side of each door. Above, each wing has two similar 2-light
windows to centre, flanked to either side by pairs of similar
single light windows. Single storey range attached to north has
advanced part to west with two wide four-centred arches, now
filled by doors and glazed screens, flanked to either side by
recessed lower bays with four-centred arched windows under
returned hoods plus segment headed plain sashes. Later single
bay part to east attaching this range to the main range, has
brick segment headed doorcase with panelled door to west and
2-light segment headed window to east. To west end of north
range is a low ashlar wall running south, with ridgeback copings
and deep plinth, which has a pair of tall panelled early C19
stone gate piers to southern end.

Listing NGR: SK4071833016

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

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