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Description: Danvers House East and Danvers House West
Date Listed: 4 February 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 234046
OS Grid Reference: SP5410647070
OS Grid Coordinates: 454106, 247070
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1193, -1.2112
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CULWORTH HIGH STREET
SP5447 (South side)
10/17 Danvers House East and Danvers
04/02/69 House West
House, now two dwellings. Early C18, probably incorporating earlier work,
enlarged mid C18 and C19. Sundial dated 1732 at rear of Danvers House East.
Ironstone ashlar and coursed ironstone rubble, roof covered by snow at time of
survey, brick stacks, irregular U-plan. Main block, early C18, of different
builds, runs east to west, and has two irregularly spaced wings with hipped
roofs projecting from the north front. East wing, C19, two storeys, 4 bays.
Section of main block set back to right, 2 storeys and attic, 2 bays. West wing,
mid C18, 2 storeys and cellar. Section of main block set back to right, 2
storeys and attic, 2 bays. Entrance in second bay from right has flat stone
frame with keyblock and 6-panel door with overlight. Sash window to right has
flat stone frame with keyblock. Similar windows on the first floor. Parapet with
segmental pediment. West wing has angle pilasters and moulded cornice. 4 blocked
2-light cellar windows with flat stone mullions, except in that in second bay
from right which is boarded over. Sash windows with flat stone frames and
keyblocks on both floors. Section of main block to left has entrance on right
bay with flat stone frame and keyblock and 6-panel door with fanlight. Sash
window to left with flat stone frame and keyblock. Similar windows to first
floor. Parapet with segmental pediment. East wing has 4-pane sash windows with
flat stone frames and keyblocks to both floors. Interior: Danvers House East.
remodelled C20. Danvers House West, not inspected but said to have C18 staircase
with Doric newel posts and turned balusters, and a C17 fireplace. Said to have
been built in the early C18 on older foundations by Sir John D'Anvers.
Listing NGR: SP5410647070
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Source: English Heritage
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