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Sutton Hall and Attached Outbuildings

A Grade II* Listed Building in Sutton on the Hill, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.9013 / 52°54'4"N

Longitude: -1.6501 / 1°39'0"W

OS Eastings: 423633

OS Northings: 333815

OS Grid: SK236338

Mapcode National: GBR 5CP.3NB

Mapcode Global: WHCFS.MBGN

Entry Name: Sutton Hall and Attached Outbuildings

Listing Date: 2 September 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1334519

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82643

Location: Sutton on the Hill, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE6

County: Derbyshire

District: South Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Sutton on the Hill

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Sutton-on-the-Hill St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

3/56 (North Side)
Sutton Hall
and attached
2.9.52 outbuildings

Rectory, now house. c1815 with late C19 additions. Built by Rev
Rowland Ward. Ashlar and brick, partly rendered. Shallow lead
and slate roofs, with twin rendered brick ridge stacks, mostly
hidden behind castellated stone parapets. Front elevation has
moulded stringcourse at eaves level. Two storeys to original
house and three to late C19 rear addition. Main elevation has
five bays with three central bays of stone, flanking bays of
brick and whole of ground floor rendered. Central doorcase with
pilastered surround and glazed door, flanked to either side by
canted bay windows with full height glazing bar sashes under
flat stone arches, to all sides. To each corner of the bays and
to either side of the door are the remains of piers which
supported the former verandah that ran the whole length of this
facade. The remains of the verandah exist along the easternmost
bay. Western bay has late C19 double glazed doors with glazed
porch over. Above, to centre, triple stepped gothick traceried
glazing bar sashes with pointed heads and thin colonnettes
between the sashes. To either side the bay windows have single
pointed gothick traceried glazing bar sashes to all sides, and
beyond, to either side similar, single sashes. Above the
parapets, those to side bays castellated, those to bay window
plain and those to centre bay castellated but with flat coping
over. Attached to west a late C19 greenhouse with cusped
panelled glazed frieze just below the eaves and attached to west
end of greenhouse, an octagonal brick tower with Tudor style
window to all sides at top and castellated parapets. Matching
tower to east at end of the verandah. Courtyard to rear of
house has two large castellated towers and castellated
connecting wall, with pointed stepped arch on stone nookshafts
to west side. Southern tower is of sandstone and has a large
pointed 2-light window with hood to ground floor, over which is
a rose window. Northern tower is of brick and is identical
except for pointed plank door to north of the window. Attached
to north east corner of the north tower are the former stables.
These have been considerably altered, but still have an
octagonal brick tower to east side with pointed eastern door and
narrow chamfered south window. Stables and tower still have
castellated parapets. The interior fittings of stables are
early C19. Interior of main house has front hall and two rooms
in sumptuous gothick style with ribbed vaulted ceilings
decorated by foliage bosses and elaborate fireplaces. The
eastern room has original graining to look like cusped wooden
panelling and a segment headed niche with cusped panelling.
The hall has elegant dogleg stick baluster staircase through
arcade of three stone four-centred arches. There is also some
re-used C17 oak panelling in the rear hall.

Listing NGR: SK2363333815

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

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