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Cartledge Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Holmesfield, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2918 / 53°17'30"N

Longitude: -1.5163 / 1°30'58"W

OS Eastings: 432338

OS Northings: 377310

OS Grid: SK323773

Mapcode National: GBR KZVC.JP

Mapcode Global: WHCCX.PJ49

Entry Name: Cartledge Hall

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1109626

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79617

Location: Holmesfield, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire, S18

County: Derbyshire

District: North East Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Holmesfield

Built-Up Area: Holmesfield

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Dronfield St John Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 37 NW
5/135 (East Side)
Cartledge Hall
25.10.51 II*
House. 1492, enlarged and remodelled in late C16, with later
alterations and additions. Coursed squared coal measures
sandstone with ashlar dressings, two external stone stacks with
coupled diagonal chimneys, and three ridge stacks with single
diagonal chimneys, coped gables with moulded kneelers, and stone
slated roofs. L-plan house, with lobby entrance onto baffle of
central hearth. Twin gabled south elevation, the left hand
side, stone coped, and with two 3-light recessed chamfer
mullioned windows, each one with a transom. One 3-light
recessed chamfer mullioned window above, below horizontal
dripmould. Right hand gable set back, with a 5-light recessed
chamfer mullioned window with transom to ground floor, and a
doorway with chamfered quoined surround and C19 panelled door.
C19 single storey range to east end of main elevation, with
relocated 2-light chamfer mullioned window, a cart entrance with
timber lintel, opening into a recessed C20 porch. West
elevation with two external stack with set offs, coped parapet
and moulded stringcourse. Between the stacks, the stonework is
reconstructed, and there is an inserted 6-light recessed chamfer
mullioned window with transom, with a 5-light window above.
Flanking the ground floor window is a 2-light recessed chamfer
mullion window to the south, and a single light window with
chamfered surround to the north. The stacks each have a small
triangular window to the first floor in the inner return wall,
lighting closets or garderobes. To the south of the south
stack, a 2-light recessed chamfer mullion window to the first
floor, and to the north of the north stack, a single light
window. North gable end with 3-light recessed chamfer mullion
windows to ground and first floors. Rear elevation with a
gabled porch in the angle of the two ranges with a 2-light
recessed chamfer mullion window, and a doorway with a quoined
surround. To the north, a C20 doorway flanked by small square
lights and a tiny round arched window. The return wall has a
C20 window with a wooden lintel, and a 3-light window above
within a gabled dormer. Offshut to east with massive stone
flags to roof. Interior: Entrance porch with decorative
plaster ceiling of c1620, removed from the now demolished
Greenhill Hall, in Sheffield. C17 square panelling to hall
incorporates casing for a water clock. Stone flagged floor with
built in window seat to hall bay window. Central hearth, with
reclaimed surround, formerly with timber bressumer and heck
post. Doorway to the side of one fireplace opens onto the
former stone window stair overlaid with timber treads. A
complete winder stair opens off of the other side of the hall.
South west room with richly ornamental plaster ceiling c1620,
decorated plaster frieze, C17 square panelling and a chimney-
piece carved with a relief of the Fall of Man. Legend above
from Attercliffe Hall, Sheffield reads Whatsoever thou dost
take/in hande thinke of the ende and seldom shalt thou ofend
(sic). Salt cupboard to the south. On the east wall, a squint
looks out onto the front door. North-west room has a plain
cavetto moulded stone fireplace, with a similar example in the
room above. First floor west room, and the room above the hall
contain the substantial and rare remains of timber smoke hoods.
The south-west first floor room has a shallow segmental vaulted
plaster ceiling with enrichments and with reticulated panels to
the centre part. Transverse vaulted bay to one side some
additional imported plasterwork. C17 panelling with carved
upper panels. Stone chimney piece with stepped and cavetto
moulded surround. The room over the hall has the other half of
the ceiling from Greenhill Hall. The two small south rooms have
plain stone chimneypieces with chamfered surrounds. The house,
which was subdivided into tenements in the early C20 was
restored by the Doncaster family post 1947.

Listing NGR: SK3233877310

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