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Latitude: 53.2256 / 53°13'32"N
Longitude: -1.6272 / 1°37'37"W
OS Eastings: 424988
OS Northings: 369908
OS Grid: SK249699
Mapcode National: GBR 57N.X00
Mapcode Global: WHCD7.Z5BZ
Entry Name: Norman Villa and Attached Garden Walls
Listing Date: 12 July 1967
Last Amended: 19 June 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1334748
English Heritage Legacy ID: 81674
Location: Edensor, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE45
District: Derbyshire Dales
Civil Parish: Edensor
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Edensor St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Derby
PARISH OF EDENSOR EDENSOR LANE
7/106 (North Side)
12.7.67 Norman Villa and
Attached Garden Walls
(formerly listed as
House. c1830-40, probably by Paxton and Robertson. Norman
style. Coursed squared sandstone and ashlar. Fishscale tiled
roof. Steeply pitched gables with moulded copings, plain
kneelers, stepped corbels and square finials. Ashlar ridge and
gable stacks. Moulded first floor and eaves bands in the form
of arched corbel tables with roundels set in. Two storeys. The
south east elevation has a projecting gabled bay window with
arched corbel table and parapet. Caernarvon-arched windows.
Round-arched Norman style window above with one order of columns
with cushion capitals, and in the arch three orders of hollow
mouldings with pieces of roll moulding. Chamfered imposts.
2-light casement with round-arched overlight. To the left a
large blind round arch. To the right a flat-roofed square porch
in the angle, with open round-arches on two sides. Supported by
a circular column with scalloped capital. Square responds.
Zigzag and moulded arch. Panelled door with decorative wrought
iron hinges. Semi-circular overlight. In the north east angle
rises a square tower. The lower part has a moulded bracketed
band forming the sill of tall blind Caernarvon arches.
Chamfered band at the base of the top stage which has an
intersecting blind arcade with Caernarvon-arched windows set in.
Pyramid roof. Gabled bay to north east has a stepped tripartite
window to the ground floor, the centre light with Caernarvon
arch. Continuous sill band. Norman style window above similar
to the one on the south east elevation. Attached to the north
west a tall fortress-like curtain wall with pilaster buttresses
and pyramid caps, enclosing the rear courtyard. The interior
has an open-string stick baluster staircase with carved tread
ends, turned newel and ramped handrail. Built as part of the
picturesque model village by Paxton for the Sixth Duke of
Devonshire. Sources: G F Chadwick The Works of Joseph Paxton,
Architectural Press 1961.
Listing NGR: SK2498869908
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