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Dronfield Woodhouse Hall Farmhouse and Attached Boundary Walls

A Grade II* Listed Building in Dronfield, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.3028 / 53°18'10"N

Longitude: -1.5058 / 1°30'21"W

OS Eastings: 433028

OS Northings: 378542

OS Grid: SK330785

Mapcode National: GBR KZX7.SR

Mapcode Global: WHCCX.V73V

Plus Code: 9C5W8F3V+4M

Entry Name: Dronfield Woodhouse Hall Farmhouse and Attached Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 9 January 1967

Last Amended: 7 July 1989

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187126

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79498

Location: Dronfield, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire, S18

County: Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Dronfield

Built-Up Area: Dronfield

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
Dronfield Woodhouse
Hall Farmhouse and
attached boundary
walls (formerly
listed Nos 181 and 183)
House. Late C16, with extensive remodelling in early C18 with
C19 and C20 alterations. Coursed squared coal measures
sandstone rising from a shallow plinth. Ashlar gable and ridge
stacks, coped gables with moulded kneelers, and a stone slated
roof. Irregular plan, with lobby entrance to centre onto main
central stack. Central range with gabled range at either end,
that to the south west end advanced. Two storeys and two
storeys and attics, five bays, with two doorways to central
range, that to the north east earlier, with quoined surround,
and a massive lintel, that to the south-west within a C17
offshut or bay of stone, now rendered in part. To the right of
the doorway, two single lights, one pointed, and above, a flat
headed opening. A third doorway with a quoined surround and C20
half glazed door on the north-east wall of the south-west wing.
Gable of north-east wing with two 2-light recessed chamfer
mullioned windows below dripmoulds to the ground floor, a
3-light window to the first floor, and a small blocked light to
the apex. Advanced gable with stacked 4-light chamfer mullioned
windows to ground and first floors, and former 3-light window to
attic, now with single mullion repositioned to centre. Inserted
2-light window to left of ground floor window, with flush
surround and a chamfer mullion. Rear elevation with gabled
range to south-west end with early C18 remodelling of two bays,
with stacked 2-light flush mullioned windows with transoms, the
heads linked by continuous bands and with 2-light mullioned
window to the attic. Two bay central range with C19 tall
windows beneath plain lintels flanking a C17 doorway with
massive chamfered lintel and quoined surround. C20 planked
door. Gable range to north east end with stacked 4-light
chamfer mullioned windows and a 2-light C17 mullioned window to
the left to light stair landing. Blocked and mutilated C17
single light window to the right, now obscured by a C20 2-light
inserted window. Attached walls enclosing rear garden, with
outer skin of coursed sandstone, the inner skin of brick.
Doorway to centre of south-east wall with ashlar quoining and
projecting keyblock to flat head, the doorway now blocked.
Second doorway towards north-west end, with quoined surround and
four panel door. Interior. Single cruck truss to central range,
C18 plaster ceiling to ground floor room with central inset
panel, formerly with circular embellishment to centre, the inset
panel delineated by modillions, the wall panelling to this room
is also of plaster. A second ground floor room has C18 plaster
panelling and panelled doors. C18 splat baluster stair, with
polygonal finials to the newel posts and moulded handrail.
Close studded wall incorporating two doorways to ground floor of
north-east range, also a massive hearth with segmental stone
arch and smaller segmental headed doorways to either side.

Listing NGR: SK3302878542

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

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