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Hopton Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Hopton, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.0757 / 53°4'32"N

Longitude: -1.6196 / 1°37'10"W

OS Eastings: 425583

OS Northings: 353225

OS Grid: SK255532

Mapcode National: GBR 59L.5BW

Mapcode Global: WHCDV.3Y1J

Entry Name: Hopton Hall

Listing Date: 11 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1111826

English Heritage Legacy ID: 80047

Location: Hopton, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE4

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Hopton

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Wirksworth St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

6/95 (South Side)
Hopton Hall

Country house. C16, refashioned in early and late C18. Various early
C20 alterations and additions. Mostly red brick with gritstone dressings.
Gritstone rubble wing to north. Graduated slate roof with stone coped gables
and parapets. Various brick stacks, some rendered. North entrance facade -
3 storeys, 7 bay front. 3 window wide central advanced bay. Glazing bar
sashes to ground and first floors. Similar but smaller sashes to eaves.
Central panelled door with pilastered surround and decorated fanlight.
Three C1914 stone additions, forming E-plan. Central embattled porch with
four centred arch. To west 3 storey tower with mullioned windows and stone
slate elongated pyramidal roof withelaboratemetalfinial, to east similar
2 storey tower. Further west than tower, a north range has doorway with
heavily rusticated surround with cartouches above. Dated lintel of 1707.
Also various -irregularly placed C19 casement windows. South garden
elevation - central advanced stone bay, 2 storeys, 4 windows wide crowned
by brick segmental pediment. 4 full length plain sashes to ground floor,
above another four plain sashes. This represents the earlier part of the
house, later refashioned. To either side recessed gabled brick bays,
2 storeys plus attics. That to west having venetion door with venetion
window above, diocletion window in gable with stone cornice below. Eastern
bay similar but venetion door replaced by full length plain sash. To extreme
west a 2 bay gabled, rendered early C20 addition, with mullioned and
transomed windows below and mullioned windows above. To extreme east a single
storey C19 addition. East elevation has remains of C16 mullioned window and
large external stack. Interior - early C19 copy of Elizabethan plasterwork
ceiling to sitting room. Hall and stairs early C20 except for C16 stone
fireplace with strapwork designs to lintel and inserted C16 panelling above
with reticulated decoration. Most rooms Georganised. Several finely carved
wooden C18 fireplaces with marble surrounds.

Listing NGR: SK2558353225

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