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Conservatory, Attached Garden Walls and Tunnel

A Grade II Listed Building in Calke, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7979 / 52°47'52"N

Longitude: -1.4519 / 1°27'6"W

OS Eastings: 437052

OS Northings: 322399

OS Grid: SK370223

Mapcode National: GBR 6GF.RPY

Mapcode Global: WHDHD.NXTY

Entry Name: Conservatory, Attached Garden Walls and Tunnel

Listing Date: 6 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096492

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82832

Location: Calke, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, LE65

County: Derbyshire

District: South Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Calke

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Ticknall St George

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

PARISH OF CALKE CALKE PARK
SK 32 SE
4/27
Conservatory, Attached
Garden Walls and
Tunnel
II
Conservatory, garden walls and tunnel. 1778 and C19. Red brick
and rubble stone with sandstone dressings. Hipped Welsh slate
roofs to conservatory. Large irregular quadrangular enclosure.
To the north a smaller irregular quadrangular enclosure divided
in two near one end by a pathway flanked by walls. Much smaller
quadrangular enclosure to north again with lower walls. The
walls are mostly of brick, though partly of rubble stone, and
have flat stone copings or moulded brick copings. Various
pilaster buttresses, gate piers and segment headed doorways with
panelled doors. Lean-to greenhouses on the inside of the
enclosure. From the north a pedestrian tunnel leads out into
the park so that the gardeners could go about their work without
being seen from the house. In the small north enclosure is a
lean-to cartshed and outbuildings. The conservatory stands
between the two main enclosures. South elevation of five giant
round arched windows with stone impost band and keyblocks.
Remains of glazing bar sashes. Two hipped roofs and between
them originally was a glazed dome. Two storeyed north elevation
of five bays with doorways and glazing bar sashes under keyed
wedge stone lintels. Similar glazing bar sashes above. Moulded
eaves cornice. The walled enclosures included a kitchen garden
and a 'physic garden', and may have been laid out by William
Eames.

Listing NGR: SK3705222399

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