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Castle Hill House and Stable Block with Gates Adjoining Castle Hill House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bakewell, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2161 / 53°12'57"N

Longitude: -1.6726 / 1°40'21"W

OS Eastings: 421957

OS Northings: 368829

OS Grid: SK219688

Mapcode National: GBR 57S.9YK

Mapcode Global: WHCD7.8FRB

Entry Name: Castle Hill House and Stable Block with Gates Adjoining Castle Hill House

Listing Date: 13 March 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148010

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468047

Location: Bakewell, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE45

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Bakewell

Built-Up Area: Bakewell

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Bakewell All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text


831-1/4/14 (East side)
13/03/51 Castle Hill House and Stable Block
with gates adjoining Castle Hill


Shown on O.S. Map as Castle Hill.
House with attached stable block and gates; now school
boarding house of Lady Manners School. Late C18 with early-mid
C19 additions and later alterations. Stucco to main house;
side wing and stable block of deeply-coursed sandstone; Welsh
slate roofs.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 5x2 bays with service wing to rear;
2-storey, 2-bay side wing on left then a lower bay with
carriage arch beyond which is a 2-storey, 4-bay range fronting
single-storey buildings around an enclosed courtyard.
Main block: chamfered quoins; later central porch with
part-glazed double doors flanked by pilasters beneath
entablature with parapet; porch extends by 2 bays to right as
an infilled loggia.
Projecting sills and raised-edge architraves to 6/6 sashes on
ground and first floors; 3/6 sashes to second floor. Central
first-floor window is an 8/8 sash in moulded architrave with
double keystone; 4/8 sash above in matching surround with
consoles to eaves cornice which breaks forward at centre and
ends. Coped parapet with centre panel and end dies.
2-storey side wing on left, in same style, has exposed
stonework and ashlar dressings to 6/6 sashes. To left of this
is a rusticated basket arch into courtyard; leaded casement
above arch; eaves cornice and parapet; corniced end stack on
Stable block renovated 1994: 2 windows to each floor on left
then 2 windows to first floor between these and the archway;
hipped left end to roof.
Gates: mid C19 iron gates beneath arch have spiked dog bars,
mid-rails with rings and spear finials (one gate removed and
INTERIOR: original door architrave within porch. Entrance hall
has oak dado panelling and basket arch on panelled pilasters;
oval ceiling panel. Broad oak staircase with column, barley
sugar and twisted balusters to each tread; wreathed handrail;
dado panelling. Twin round-arched sashes with glazing bars to
stair window. 6-panel doors in architraves.
Front-right room: plaster wall panels and square ceiling

panel; Ionic wooden fireplace with vases and figures.
Rear-right room: plaster wall panels, wooden fireplace with
columns and paterae.
Service stair in rear wing: cantilevered stone steps with
turned newel and oak handrail on oak and iron rods.

Listing NGR: SK2195768829

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

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