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Lea Wood Hall, Entrance Gatepiers and Attached Boundary Wall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Holloway, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.1022 / 53°6'7"N

Longitude: -1.5193 / 1°31'9"W

OS Eastings: 432281

OS Northings: 356221

OS Grid: SK322562

Mapcode National: GBR 6BP.DQN

Mapcode Global: WHCDW.M9Q3

Entry Name: Lea Wood Hall, Entrance Gatepiers and Attached Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 26 November 1979

Last Amended: 14 August 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1109189

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78726

Location: Dethick, Lea and Holloway, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE4

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley

Civil Parish: Dethick, Lea and Holloway

Built-Up Area: Holloway

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Dethick St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

26-11-79 Lea Wood Hall, entrance
gatepiers and attached
boundary wall
(formerly listed as Lea Wood

Small County House. 1874-7. W. Eden Nesfield, architect. Vernacular revival
composition reflecting a variety of regional influences, and exhibiting the free
use of stonework, tile hanging and timber frame detailing. Informal plan, based
around a small kitchen courtyard and an outer entrance courtyard, and dominated
by deep tiled roofs, hipped and half hipped, with crested ridges, and massive
clustered decorative brick stacks, formerly with boldly corbelled caps. Irregular
'U' plan achieves balanced asymmetry, with a dominant entrance range, and a lesser
service range projecting from a cross range which carries the garden elevation.
Entrance elevation of two bays, two storeys and attics, dominated by broad double
jettied half timbered gable rising from a stone ground floor with chamfered plinth.
Jetty bressumer carried on brackets supported by moulded timber corbel beams.
Bressumer, collar and tie beams are moulded, and have carved crenellations, with
decorative plasterwork to infill panels of close studding, and to coved base of
the 7-light first floor oriel, with avolo moulded timber mullions and leaded lights.
3-light window to gable apex and moulded barge-boards to oversailing roof.
3-light chamfer mullioned and transomed window to ground floor, and deeply
splayed doorway in ashlar masonry, with chamfered pointed segmental arch of three
stages beneath hoodmould. Planked door with cover strips. Recessed bay to west
with chamfered plinth, with moulded string-course and a single casement window
with glazing bars. Flanking side wallstacks to gabled range, rising in ashlar to
above eaves level, and continuing as brick clusters above. To the east, a kitchen
courtyard is enclosed by a masonry wall with moulded plinth incorporating a
doorway with moulded surround and Tudor arched head. Secondary range encloses
east side of courtyard with deep tiled roof and 2, 3 and 4-light casements beneath
segmental arches. Doorway beneath brick arch, with quoined surround and six
panelled door. Garden front of 7 bays, masonry to ground floor, tile hanging above.
Timber mullioned and mullioned and transomed windows of 2, 3 and 4-lights, with
leaded glazings. Canted two storey half timbered bay to west end, with ovolo
moulded mullioned and transomed windows, the infill plasterwork decorated. Massive
external masonry stack to east, with decorative brick cluster stack rising from
stonework above eaves. Broad asymmetrical gable to east end with casement windows,
and in lower range to centre, coupled gabled dormers with decorative plasterwork
to apexes. Interior substantial interior details survive, including principal
ground floor heaths, the main staircase and painted glass to stair windows, together
with doors and door furniture. To the north of the entrance elevation, a pair of
entrance gatepiers, 2.3 metres high, square in plan, with projecting moulded bases
to pyramidal caps. Flanking walls, with set-off to inner side, and with ridged
copings. Lower square piers to garden entrance, with coping mould run into
pyramidal caps.

Listing NGR: SK3228156221

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