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Stableblock and Cottages to Former Drakelow Hall at Sk 241203

A Grade II Listed Building in Drakelow, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.7794 / 52°46'45"N

Longitude: -1.6445 / 1°38'40"W

OS Eastings: 424076

OS Northings: 320258

OS Grid: SK240202

Mapcode National: GBR 5F1.R20

Mapcode Global: WHCGC.QD3M

Entry Name: Stableblock and Cottages to Former Drakelow Hall at Sk 241203

Listing Date: 12 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096454

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82948

Location: Drakelow, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE15

County: Derbyshire

District: South Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Drakelow

Built-Up Area: Burton upon Trent

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Linton and Castle Gresley Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

1/16 (North Side)
Stableblock and cottages
to former Drakelow
Hall at SK 241 203

Stableblock and cottages. Early C18 and late C18 with C19 and
early C20 alterations. Red brick with gauged brick and stone
dressings, south and east ranges with first floor brick bands
and west range with plinth and plain brick eaves band. Steeply
pitched plain tile roofs with brick ridge stacks, and wide
eaves. U-plan with eight bay west range, eight bay south range
and eleven bay east range, all two storeys. Late C18 west range
has advanced pedimented brick bay with semi-circular headed arch
to west elevation, flanked by pairs of blind semi-circular
headed recesses. Beyond to either side there are slightly
advanced bays with blocked semi-circular headed arches.
Southern end has a later part added, joining it to the south
range, into which C20 double doors have been inserted. Rear or
inner elevation of this range has a semi-circular headed archway
in opposite position to the pedimented bay on the west elevation
and between there is a barrel vaulted passage with plaster
cornice and panelled C18 doors. To either side there are pairs
of semi-circular headed windows with stone keyblocks and beyond
to north there is a semi-circular headed arch with double plank
doors. South end of this range has a semi-circular headed door
and a similar window beyond. Above there are four blind
recesses, two to each side of the central arch, and four
circular openings in rendered square surrounds to south of the
arch. The windows have either metal casements or sashes. South
range has gabled bays to either end of south elevation and
various inserted openings of no special interest. Inner
elevation has three stiled semi-circular headed doors to west
and a similar pair to east, all with metal fanlights and a
variety of plank and panelled doors. East range has early C18
part to south and late C18 part to north, both much altered in
early C20. Cottage to south end has a central segment headed
half glazed door flanked by segment headed 2-light casements,
with two similar windows above. Adjoining cottage has similar
door with larger 2-light window to ground floor and similar
windows above. Beyond to north the range has all C20 segment
headed windows and doors. Inner elevation has numerous C20
windowsand doors but also a semi-circular headed doorcase with
panelled door below metal fanlight flanked by semi-circular
headed windows with stone keystones to south end and the blocked
remains of three semi-circular headed arches with semi-circular
blocked windows plus keystones to either side of the central
arch. Interior of south range has one queen post truss and one
collared truss with close studding below the collar. Drakelow
Hall was demolished in 1934 and Drakelow Power Station now
occupies most of the site.

Listing NGR: SK2407620257

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