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Top House

A Grade II Listed Building in Pilsley, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2349 / 53°14'5"N

Longitude: -1.6397 / 1°38'23"W

OS Eastings: 424143

OS Northings: 370938

OS Grid: SK241709

Mapcode National: GBR 57N.67P

Mapcode Global: WHCD1.SYCD

Entry Name: Top House

Listing Date: 19 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1088174

English Heritage Legacy ID: 81726

Location: Pilsley, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE45

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Pilsley

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Edensor St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

PARISH OF PILSLEY MAIN ROAD
SK 27 SW
2/159 (North Side)
Top House
GV II
House. c1838-40, probably by Joseph Paxton, for the Devonshire
estate. Coursed squared sandstone with sandstone dressings.
Overhanging Welsh slate roof with decorative wooden bargeboards.
Paired diamond ashlar gable stacks. T-plan. Two storeys.
South elevation of two plus one bays. Symmetrical two bay part
has angle quoins. Central gabled porch with decorative
bargeboards and finial. Segmental pointed arched doorway with
slight chamfer. Pair of half glazed doors. Flanked by 2-light
casement windows deeply set in plain ashlar surrounds. Arched
lights to the casements. Two similar windows above, in gabled
half dormers with decorative bargeboards. Lower wing to right
has a similar 4-light window. Similar fenestration to rear
wing.


Listing NGR: SK2414370938

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