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Tamworth House

A Grade II Listed Building in Duffield, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.9874 / 52°59'14"N

Longitude: -1.4896 / 1°29'22"W

OS Eastings: 434360

OS Northings: 343465

OS Grid: SK343434

Mapcode National: GBR 6D2.N78

Mapcode Global: WHDGM.25YL

Entry Name: Tamworth House

Listing Date: 13 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1109119

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78864

Location: Duffield, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE56

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley

Civil Parish: Duffield

Built-Up Area: Duffield

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Duffield St Alkmund

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

7/25 (North Side)
Tamworth House
House. Early C18 (a lost pumphead is said to have been dated 1724),
possibly by Francis Smith of Warwick, altered early C19. Gritstone
ashlar, the roof hidden behind coped parapets with acroteria at the
corners. Chamfered stone plinth. Three plus three bays. Moulded cornice,
blocking course and rusticated angle pilasters. Left hand three bays
are set back and have a doorway with moulded stone surround,C19 panelled
door, and a window with moulded architrave, both enclosed within a C20
porch. To the left are two single bar sashes in moulded architraves.
Three similar windows above. Right hand three bays have to the ground
floor three glazing bar sashes in moulded architraves. Three similar
windows above and three similar but smaller windows above again.
Inside, an open string staircase around a square well through three
storeys. Carved tread ends and two widely spaced turned balusters
per tread, alternately with turned and barleysugar balusters.
Wreathed and slightly ramped handrail. C19 marble chimneypieces in
the upper rooms.

Listing NGR: SK3436043465

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