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Quoit Green House

A Grade II Listed Building in Dronfield, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2982 / 53°17'53"N

Longitude: -1.4667 / 1°28'0"W

OS Eastings: 435640

OS Northings: 378044

OS Grid: SK356780

Mapcode National: GBR LZ69.8D

Mapcode Global: WHDF2.FCSD

Entry Name: Quoit Green House

Listing Date: 24 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1261947

English Heritage Legacy ID: 436251

Location: Dronfield, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire, S18

County: Derbyshire

District: North East Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Dronfield

Built-Up Area: Dronfield

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Dronfield St John Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:

DRONFIELD QUOIT GREEN LANE
SK 37 NE
1263-/6/10001 Quoit Green House
II

House. Early C17 dated 1613 and incorporating elements of an
earlier building, with remodelling in late C18, and further
alterations and extensions in C20. Coursed rubble Coal Measures
sandstone, with evenly coursed squared stone to remodelled south
elevation, which also has ashlar quoins. Principal roof covered
in concrete tiles, secondary lower roof with Welsh slate and
stone slate with hessian and pitch covering. Single ridge stone
stack with moulded capping. L-shaped house, with principal range
running east-west and lower range extending northwards from north
side wall at east end. North elevation, two storeys and attics,
two bays, with lower range to east bay, having brick stack to
gable. Doorway to west side, with C20 half glazed door and C20
bow window to east: 2 first floor openings with C20 joinery. C20
lean-to to west of lower ranqe, incorporating C20 garage doors.
At junction of lower and main ranges, at first floor level, 2
light 2 pane casement window, below shallow timber lintel with
soffit diamond-shaped mortices for mullions now removed, but
formerly forming shallow 4 light mullioned window. South
elevation with late C19 or early C20 tall 3 light mullioned
windows in flush frames, mostly with C20 2 pane lights. East
gable with 8 over 8 pane glazing bar sash to ground floor, with
doorway to north with massive flush frame and lintel and C20 half
glazed door. 2 over 2 pane sash window to first floor, and shadow
of blocked window to gable apex Datestone within apex reads 1613.
TEC
Interior: 2 cell, probable central lobby entrance plan , now
obscured by remodelling of south elevation and loss of central
doorway against stack to south side wall. East room with ceiling
divided into 6 full panels and 3 half panels by deeply moulded
intersecting spine beams, with similarly embellished joists. The
half panels are against the north side wall. Central hearth
below plain bressumer, itself below an inserted fascia beam,
deeply moulded and brattished, with the soffit cut away to the
centre. This is supported by and joined to inserted posts; the
bressumer extends beyond these the full width of the room.
staircase to north side of hearth. Within hearth remains of C17
or earlier smoke hood, with riven oak laths and daub infill above
frame of hood, which extends into first floor room, and is
expressed in outline on attic dividinq wall. Smaller ground floor
room with C20 hearth and C17 spine beam with joists matching
those to main room to east side of beam. Attic storey with
blocked window to east qable retaining diagonally-set oak
mullions. Single purlin roof with curved windbraces and ridqe
purlin carried on notched apex to collar and tie beam trusses.
Quoin Green House was occupied by Thomas and Elizabeth Calton
before 1613 and for a century afterwards. The interior timbering
of the ground floor may represent the extensive remodelling of
a high status house, or the incorporation into a remodelled
structure of elements of a demolished building. Such deeply
undercut timberinq is not typical of North Derbyshire houses of
the C17.


Listing NGR: SK3564078044

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