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Barton Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Barton Blount, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.909 / 52°54'32"N

Longitude: -1.6919 / 1°41'30"W

OS Eastings: 420819

OS Northings: 334658

OS Grid: SK208346

Mapcode National: GBR 4B3.R2F

Mapcode Global: WHCFR.Z4JR

Entry Name: Barton Hall

Listing Date: 2 September 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096544

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82656

Location: Barton Blount, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE65

County: Derbyshire

District: South Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Barton Blount

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Church Broughton St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

3/2 (West Side)
2.9.52 Barton Hall

Small country house. C15, early C18, c1800, early C19 and 1925.
c1800 work possibly by Thomas Gardner of Uttoxeter. Red brick
and sandstone ashlar. Plain tile hipped roofs and seven brick
stacks. Two storeys and garrets. Gate house in north east
corner of C15 origins but refaced in stone in early C19,
possibly in 1824 or 1829 (dates on hopper heads). Two polygonal
turrets with round-arched windows and pseudo-machicolation,
either side of a porch with four-centred arch. Upper part set
back. Castellated parapet. Ashlar faced range to left,
contiguous with the south front. Two tiers of five glazing bar
sashes. Brick north elevation with stone quoins and coped
parapet. Early C18 and c1925. Nine bays, 1-2-4-2, the centre
four set back. Probably the remains of an early C18 H-plan
house, with additional bay to left. Four bay balustraded single
storey addition of c1925 in the centre. The whole facade has at
some time been heightened. Centre four bays have three glazing
bar sashes under flat brick arches, flanked by doorways with
overlights. Outer bays above have double height glazing bar
sashes and an arrangement of four glazing bar sashes between,
the lower ones with flat brick arches. Projecting two bay wings.
each have four glazing bar sashes, those on the right with flat
brick arches. Additional bay to left with glazed door and sash
above. Three plus five bay south front. Main part c1800,
possibly by Thomas Gardener of Uttoxeter. Five symmetrical
bays, the centre bay advanced and pedimented. Angle pilasters,
stringcourse linking the sills of the upper windows and heavy
cornice. Tall central doorway with moulded architrave and
bracketed hood. Glazed double doors and overlight. Flanked on
each side by two tall glazing bar sashes with moulded
architraves. Five similar, but smaller windows above, the
centre one with a horizontal dripstone. Plainer mid-late C18
three bays set back to left, but still with heavy cornice.
Three tiers of glazing bar sashes of diminishing height. The
west elevation has a three storey Tudor Style bay window of
1925, with mullioned and transomed windows and balustraded
parapet. Long entrance hall inside the gatehouse with early C19
Gothic rib vault and Perp Style window. Staircase hall with two
segmental arches and an open well staircase with carved tread
ends, stick balusters and wreathed handrail. Main reception
rooms have ornate plaster cornices and early to mid C19 wood or
marble chimney pieces. The morning room has a re-used Jacobean
chimney piece. Bedrooms have delicate late Georgian detailing,
with reeded cornices.

Listing NGR: SK2081934658

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

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