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Latitude: 53.2952 / 53°17'42"N
Longitude: -1.5223 / 1°31'20"W
OS Eastings: 431937
OS Northings: 377683
OS Grid: SK319776
Mapcode National: GBR KZTB.7H
Mapcode Global: WHCCX.LF9Q
Entry Name: Holmesfield Hall
Listing Date: 31 January 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1109637
English Heritage Legacy ID: 79643
Location: Holmesfield, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire, S18
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
PARISH OF HOLMESFIELD MAIN ROAD
SK 37 NW
House. Early C17, remodelled in C18, refurbished 1983-5.
Ashlar and coursed rubble coal measures sandstone with shallow
plinth, quoins, moulded eaves cornice, ridge and gable ashlar
stacks. Hipped Welsh slated roof and stone stacks to remodelled
C18 addition to rear. L-plan house, with evidence of advanced
wing to east end. South elevation two storeys, three bays with
3-light flush mullioned windows to end bays, 4-light windows to
centre. First floor windows shallower than those to ground
floor, and with cills linked by a continuous band course.
Ground floor window at west end blocked. Doorway west of centre
with moulded architrave, pulvinated frieze, bracketed broken
pediment supporting an achievement with the motto 'VIRTUS ARDUA
VINCET'. C20 panelled door. West elevation with flush
mullioned and transomed window, with basement level now blocked.
A single light, a 4-light and a taller 2-light mullioned window
beneath dripmoulds, that to the 4-light opening with label
stops. Two first floor sash windows in flush surrounds and a
blocked single light opening to the east. East elevation with
mid wall quoining, which pre-dates the C17 2-light chamfer
mullioned windows, to the east end, the most central example
being blocked. To the west of the intermediate quoining, two
glazing bar sashes, 4 x 4 panes with three narrower lights
above. Interior. C17 oak square panelling to two ground floor
rooms, with some C18 panelling also, elsewhere at ground and
first floor level some pine plank and muntin partitioning with
simple scratch mould decoration. C17 ornamental overmantle with
strapwork and carved embellishment to eastern ground floor,
which also has C17 moulded plaster ceilings divided into square
panels, with applied enrichment to beam soffits and panels.
Evidence of an advanced wing now lost in this area may be seen
in the disturbed panels of ceiling plasterwork on the south
side. The central ground floor room has a C17 stone hearth with
massive cambered head and quoined surround. West range retains
a late C17 triple arch hearth range.
Listing NGR: SK3193777683
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