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Springthorpe Cottage at Stableyard Entrance to Elvaston Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Elvaston, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.8933 / 52°53'35"N

Longitude: -1.3977 / 1°23'51"W

OS Eastings: 440618

OS Northings: 333044

OS Grid: SK406330

Mapcode National: GBR 7GP.MGC

Mapcode Global: WHDH1.HJNR

Entry Name: Springthorpe Cottage at Stableyard Entrance to Elvaston Castle

Listing Date: 11 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096434

English Heritage Legacy ID: 83006

Location: Elvaston, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE72

County: Derbyshire

District: South Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Elvaston

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Elvaston-cum-Thulston-cum-Ambaston St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

2/21 (West Side)
Springthorpe Cottage at
Stableyard Entrance to
Elvaston Castle
Lodge cottage. c1840, built for the Earl of Harrington and
probably designed by William Barron. Red brick on stone plinth
and with stone dressings. Slate roof with small brick side wall
stack to south-east corner and strange parapets to side walls
which curve in at eaves level and curve out again to top. Each
gable end has flush parapets with curved tops rising to a
central point. Single storey, plus garrets and single bay plus
lean-to. Main elevation has a central chamfered trefoil headed
doorcase and studded wooden door with matching inner trefoil
headed panel, flanked by cinquefoil headed single light
chamfered windows. Above the door there is a cinquefoil headed
niche with a large 'H' topped by a coronet within. Side
elevations have larger central single light cinquefoil headed
windows with small lozenge shaped windows above, cut out of the
brick. Rear elevation has lean-to with central trefoil headed
door and similar single light windows to either side plus a
larger cinquefoil headed one above. All windows originally had
diamond pattern cast iron glazing, some of these are now
missing. Built as one of a series of similar buildings erected
during the creation of the lavish gardens, designed by William
Barron from 1830-60, which are included in the Derbyshire
Historic Gardens Register at Grade II*.

Listing NGR: SK4061833044

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