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Tower on Stanton Moor, 280 Metres North West of the Croft, Stanton Lees

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanton, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.1671 / 53°10'1"N

Longitude: -1.6256 / 1°37'31"W

OS Eastings: 425129

OS Northings: 363398

OS Grid: SK251633

Mapcode National: GBR 58F.HTK

Mapcode Global: WHCDG.0N6C

Entry Name: Tower on Stanton Moor, 280 Metres North West of the Croft, Stanton Lees

Listing Date: 12 July 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1109873

English Heritage Legacy ID: 81047

Location: Stanton, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE4

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Stanton

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Stanton-in-Peak Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

5/48 (West Side)
Tower on Stanton Moor,
12.7.67 280 metres north-west of
The Croft, Stanton Lees

Tower. 1832. Built for the Thornhill family of Stanton Hall. Coursed squared
gritstone with gritstone dressings, quoins and plinth. Plain eaves band, plain
parapets, formerly embattled, now only vestiges remain to south side. Single bay,
square in plan and three storeys. East facade has four-centred, arched, ovolo
moulded doorcase, now blocked up, with blank niche over, which formerly held
plaque inscribed 'Earl Grey 1832' and decorated with coronet. Above, tall
arrow slit, cross window. Similar over. Similar windows to other sides. Built
to commemorate the passing of the Reform Bill, in honour of Earl Grey.

Listing NGR: SK2512963398

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

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