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Alma House and Attached Walls and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Simmondley, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.4361 / 53°26'9"N

Longitude: -1.9683 / 1°58'5"W

OS Eastings: 402201

OS Northings: 393252

OS Grid: SK022932

Mapcode National: GBR GXPP.NZ

Mapcode Global: WHB9S.QWWQ

Plus Code: 9C5WC2PJ+CM

Entry Name: Alma House and Attached Walls and Railings

Listing Date: 27 January 1978

Last Amended: 22 May 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384264

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484698

Location: Simmondley, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK13

County: Derbyshire

Electoral Ward/Division: Simmondley

Built-Up Area: Glossop

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Charlesworth St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text


SK0293SW HIGH LANE, Simmondley
921-1/12/89 (South East side)
27/01/78 Alma House and attached walls and
(Formerly Listed as:
HIGH LANE, Simmondley
(South East side)
Alma House and garden wall)


House. Early C19, incorporating earlier fragments. Millstone
grit in diminishing courses with ashlar dressings. Overhanging
stone slate roof and stone stack to left with watertabling.
EXTERIOR: 2 storey and garret. Asymmetrical 2 window front has
off-centre doorway in flush ashlar surround with C20 panel
door and overlight. To right two C20 12-pane casements and to
left a single 12-pane glazing bar sash. Above 2 similar
Left return has single 4-pane sash at first floor and 2 single
light openings to garret.
Right return re-ordered C20 with some blocked openings, one to
first floor right possibly blocked doorway. Both gable ends
show signs of heightening and removal of chimney flues.
INTERIOR: has wooden folding shutters to ground floor room
right. Stairs rise in straight flight from rear of hall with
deep set single light splayed window to landing. Roof has
off-centre partition which was exterior wall of earlier
structure. Access to left side of house is through former
window opening with tooled sill and lintel. Earlier roof line
to single storey extension is visible, with pegged hollow beam
lodged in apex.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached to front low garden wall with
C20 spear-head and urn shaped railings and gates plus ashlar
gate piers with bow curved tops.

Listing NGR: SK0220193252

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

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