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Latitude: 52.8929 / 52°53'34"N
Longitude: -1.3958 / 1°23'44"W
OS Eastings: 440745
OS Northings: 332996
OS Grid: SK407329
Mapcode National: GBR 7GP.MXS
Mapcode Global: WHDH1.JKK3
Entry Name: Churchyard Walls and Attached Curtain Wall Between Coach House and Elvaston Castle
Listing Date: 2 September 1952
Last Amended: 11 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1203675
English Heritage Legacy ID: 83001
Location: Elvaston, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE72
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
SK 43 SW PARISH OF ELVASTON BORROWASH ROAD
2/16 (West Side)
2.9.52 Churchyard Walls and
Attached Curtain Wall
Between Coach House
and Elvaston Castle
Walls and gateways. Early C19 by James Wyatt for the Earls of
Harrington and mid C19 with C18 gates. Ashlar. Curtain wall
with churchyard wall attached at right angles to western tower
of the central gateway. The churchyard wall is low with
tapering plinth and ridgeback copings. To northern end there
are pair of plain stone piers, also with ridgeback copings, and
a flight of steps up into the churchyard. Between the piers are
a pair of C18 wrought iron gate with scrolled centre panels.
The curtain wall has a wide double chamfered pointed arch into
the courtyard to centre with machicolated embattled parapets
over. To east side there is a two storey tower, also with
embattled parapets, which has a pointed Y-tracery window with
hoodmould to ground floor and similar smaller, untraceried
window above. Beyond to east there is a recessed section of
walling, with three similar single light windows, plus stepped
buttresses between and plain parapets over a coved cornice.
Tower to west of gateway is similar to eastern one, but larger
and with an embattled corner turret to the south-east corner.
Beyond to west there is more walling with the main face into the
courtyard, unlike the eastern wall. This has a depressed
pointed arch to centre with stepped buttresses to either side
and beyond to either side, four-centred arched doors with
incised spandrels and returned hoodmoulds. Plain parapets with
ridgeback copings over.
Listing NGR: SK4074532996
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