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Latitude: 53.245 / 53°14'41"N
Longitude: -1.4138 / 1°24'49"W
OS Eastings: 439213
OS Northings: 372156
OS Grid: SK392721
Mapcode National: GBR LZKX.QG
Mapcode Global: WHDF9.8P0P
Entry Name: Tapton House
Listing Date: 13 March 1968
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1088335
English Heritage Legacy ID: 83305
Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41
Electoral Ward/Division: Brimington South
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Chesterfield St Mary and All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Derby
1. BRIMINGTON ROAD
(South East Side)
SK 37 SE 13/42 13.3.68. Tapton House
Late C18. Somewhat in the style of John Carr of York. Red brick with double stone
bands above ground floor. 3 storeys 4-1-3 sashes, centre 3 light sash in advanced
bay with pediment above. Stone modillion cornice. Hipped slate roof, 1st floor
centre window has stone balustrade and wood mullions with Corinthian pilasters.
3 part stone doorway with columns, side lights and pediment. Side elevation has
5 windows with 3 bay stone centre window feature with pilasters and cornice. Round
steps up. Centre windows ornamental stone architraves. Rear has 8 windows and
good open stone pedimented door.
Interior Late Cl8 in style, much of it original but with later embellishments.
Setting Landscape park-house set on top of hill, park now public.
History Tapton House was the home of George Stephenson the railway pioneer.
Listing NGR: SK3921372156
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