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Century Hall and Front Wall with Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashbourne, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.0159 / 53°0'57"N

Longitude: -1.7353 / 1°44'7"W

OS Eastings: 417854

OS Northings: 346548

OS Grid: SK178465

Mapcode National: GBR 48Q.S4P

Mapcode Global: WHCF5.9GX8

Entry Name: Century Hall and Front Wall with Railings

Listing Date: 23 July 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1109469

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79955

Location: Ashbourne, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE6

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Ashbourne

Built-Up Area: Ashbourne

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Ashbourne St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

The following buildings shall be addded:

SK 1746
822-0/1/10002 Century Hall and
front wall with
Church hall and front wall with railings. c1900. Red brick,
partly roughcast; ashlar sandstone and terracotta dressings;
slate and red tile roofs. 2 storeys (lower storey below street
level), 4 bays. Eclectic Art Nouveau style. Steps on left rise
to ½-timbered porch with later double doors beneath Tudor arch,
brattished tie-beam and gable with V-struts; tile roof. Bay 4
also has steps to rectangular porch with narrow door, tile-hung
sides and swept hipped roof. Lower floor bays 2 and 3 lit by
porthole windows in architraves with keystones. String course
below roughcast upper storeys: 2 semi-circular windows with
wooden mullions and central transom lights; terracotta voussoirs
with keystones. 2 roof dormers with 3-light casements; swept
tiled roofs with pole finials. Upper windows have leaded lights
with heart motifs in red glass. Main roof is hipped with swept
eaves having boarded soffit on shaped brackets; ventilated
terracotta ridge tiles with pole finials; arcaded cupola with
swept lead roof and finial. Left return: lower floor lit by large
4-pane sashes with transom lights under cambered arches with
double keystones; upper floor with group of 4 round-arched
windows in terracotta surrounds. Right return is similar.
Interior: plain lower wall; upper hall with 2 round-arched
recesses in rear wall and 3 decorative roof trusses. Front wall
and railings: square brick piers with domed ashlar caps; coped
plinth wall to railings with Art Nouveau Scrollwork panels. 7
further panels to left. Rear-left corner of Century Hall is
linked to Ashbourne Methodist Church, Church Street (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SK1785446548

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

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