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Carnfield Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in South Normanton, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.0999 / 53°5'59"N

Longitude: -1.3657 / 1°21'56"W

OS Eastings: 442570

OS Northings: 356044

OS Grid: SK425560

Mapcode National: GBR 7D6.PJW

Mapcode Global: WHDG2.ZBVW

Plus Code: 9C5W3JXM+XP

Entry Name: Carnfield Hall

Listing Date: 11 July 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367071

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79324

Location: South Normanton, Bolsover, Derbyshire, DE55

County: Derbyshire

District: Bolsover

Civil Parish: South Normanton

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: South Normanton St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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12/155 (South Side)
11.7.51 Carnfield Hall

House. Early C17, possibly with earlier origins, re-fronted in early C18 and with
later alterations. Coursed rubble stone with ashlar dressings and quoins, plain tile
roofs with moulded stone copings on moulded kneelers to gables and large quoined
external side wall stacks to left and right returns, also central ridge stack. Two
storeys plus attics, 9 bay main facade, L-plan with long rear range to left.
Originally with lobby entrance plan, now considerably altered and with three main
rooms to south front. South elevation has advanced double gabled bays to either side
of three bay central section which has central bolection moulded doorcase with
segmental open pediment on carved consoles, the cornice breaking forward over the
consoles. To either side there are full height 18 pane sashes in eared architraves
with raised keystones, three 12 pane sashes in similar surrounds to advanced bays.
Above nine sashes in similar surrounds, plus blocked recessed and chamfered mullion
and transomed window to left return of righthand bays. Above again two 12 pane
small sashes to righthand bays, fixed 9 pane windows to 3 central bays and two
lefthand bays, all in eared architraves with raised keystsones. Central windows below
flush parapet with moulded eaves cornice. Left return has tall external stack to
right and three storey advanced gabled bay to left which has C19 recessed and
chamfered 3-light mullion window with dripmould to ground floor, C17 3-light mullion
and transomed window with dripmould above and similar 3-light mullion window above
again. Between the bay and the stack there are sashes with glazing bars in C18
architraves, that to right at half landing level. Beyond stack to right is an C18
doorcase with cornice, 18 pane sash in architrave above. Left side of stack has
hopper head attached inscribed 'JW 1820'. Rear wing attached to far left has C19
recessed and chamfered mullion windows to ground floor and sashes in plain surrounds
above, with large stepped projection, possibly former stack to extreme left. Rear
elevation with mixture of C17 mullion and transomed windows, C19 copies and early
C18 sashes. Interior has two early C17 wide dogleg staircases through three floors,
each with turned bobbin balusters, substantial fluted newels with later urn finials
and moulded handrails, one situated to rear of entrance hall, the other to lefthand
side behind the main room. C17 panelling with fluted friezes to several rooms, some
re-set in early C20 from other houses. Composite overmantle of carved C17 woodwork
to hall and room above. Two early C18 bolection moulded fireplaces to first floor
rooms, several chamfered C17 fireplaces in attic rooms. Early C18 doors and shutters
throughout. Splat baluster screen to top of back staircase and early C18 semi-
circular headed cupboard to bottom of back staircase. Substantial quantities of close
studded timber framing, throughout ground and first floors of house. Evidence to
side of back staircase to suggest the original ground floor ceiling level was raised
in C17. Seat of the Revel family.

Listing NGR: SK4257056044

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