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Numbers 1, 2 and 3 Old Hall Cottages (Foxes Yard)

A Grade II Listed Building in High Peak, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2636 / 53°15'48"N

Longitude: -1.8984 / 1°53'54"W

OS Eastings: 406871

OS Northings: 374069

OS Grid: SK068740

Mapcode National: GBR HZ5P.ST

Mapcode Global: WHBBS.T75D

Entry Name: Numbers 1, 2 and 3 Old Hall Cottages (Foxes Yard)

Listing Date: 25 January 1951

Last Amended: 31 January 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257863

English Heritage Legacy ID: 463375

Location: High Peak, Derbyshire, SK17

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

Town: High Peak

District Council Ward: Barms

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Fairfield St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text


BUXTON

SK07SE THE FRONT, Fairfield
616-1/2/100 (South side)
25/01/51 Nos.1, 2 AND 3 Old Hall Cottages
(Foxes Yard)
(Formerly Listed as:
THE FRONT, Fairfield
Old Hall Cottages (3) (Fox's Yard))

II

House divided into 3 cottages, now 2 cottages. 1687, with C19
and C20 alterations. Whitewashed coursed rubble, with ashlar
gritstone dressings and C20 tiled roof with various stone
stacks.
PLAN: hall, cross wing and rear wing, with single storey
lean-to added between wings.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Quoins. South front 6 irregular windows
arranged 1:5, with projecting gable to left. Gable has 2-light
window on each floor and doorway to right with C20 door, all
with Tudor hoodmoulds. To right 3-light chamfered mullion
window, doorway with chamfered ashlar surround and deep
lintel, 4-light chamfered mullion window with central mullion
removed, projecting gabled brick porch and single light fire
window beyond. Above 4-light chamfered mullion window with
central mullion removed and to right a similar single light
window. To left a similar tiny 2-light window and 2 windows
beyond.
West front has central doorway with ashlar surround and to
right single light window in similar surround, above 2-light
window and to right single light window.
North front has C20 central single storey range flanked by
2-storey gabled cross wings. Central range has central door
and flanking 2-light windows.
Right cross wing has 4-light chamfered mullion window with
Tudor hoodmould and above similar window with outer lights
blocked and whitewashed over and central mullion removed.
Left cross wing has a restored 2-light mullion window and to
right ashlar doorway with quoined jambs and C20 door and above
C20 2-light window and to right 2-light window with ashlar
surround.
Almost all windows have C20 diamond leaded metal frame
casements.
INTERIOR: of No.1 has fine segmental, chamfered arched stone
fireplace, approximately 2m high, with domed bread oven to
left. Some of original roof timbers of main range re-used
within C20 lean-to.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Derbyshire:
Harmondsworth: 1953-1986: 214).

Listing NGR: SK0687174069

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