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Cromford Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Matlock Bath, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.1119 / 53°6'42"N

Longitude: -1.564 / 1°33'50"W

OS Eastings: 429283

OS Northings: 357284

OS Grid: SK292572

Mapcode National: GBR 593.TN2

Mapcode Global: WHCDV.Y1DN

Entry Name: Cromford Court

Listing Date: 19 February 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1272275

English Heritage Legacy ID: 449891

Location: Matlock Bath, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE4

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Matlock Bath

Built-Up Area: Matlock Bath

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Matlock Bath Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added-:

SK 2957 Cromford Court


House, now Study Centre. Dated 1901. Restored 1980-90. Built for
J.T.W Lawton the manager at Masson Mills. Ashlar, rendered brick and
timber framed, plain tile roof with overhanging eaves and ornate barge
boards. 12 rendered chimney stacks with diagonal terracotta tops and
terracotta tracery. Deep chamfered plinth, moulded first floor band,
ashlar ground floor. 2 storey plus attics. Casement windows
throughout. Main east front, has projecting central section with 2
canted bay windows flanking a single cross mullion window under a
segmental arch. Above a 3 light window flanked by shallow canted bay
window all with cross casements. Above 2 4-light windows with 2
smaller windows between to the left a projecting octagonal turret with
2-light casement and a copper spire. To the left a 2 window section
with cross mullion windows and above 3-light cross casements, then a
5-light dormer. Beyond a tall gabled canted ashlar bay window with
5-light cross mullion windows on each floor. A single window beyond
with a cross casement on each floor and above an enlarged dormer
window. Set back to the right a 3 window wing with a central
projecting ashlar bay, square at the ground floor with a 2 storey
canted ariel above.
Nor th front, has central doorway with stepped ashlar hood, and above
a large 3 light cross mullion window in shallow pointed arch. To the
right a 2 storey canted bay window. Above various irregular casement
windows one in a timber framed gable.
South front has a off-centre entrance with 2 arches fine ashlar column
between, to the right a 4-light window and to the left a 2 and a 3-
light similar window. Above an inserted fire escape window, flanked
by cross casements, and to the left a 3-light cross casement. Above
4 irregular casements in 2 projecting gables. West entrance front,
has projecting entrance with double panel doors, a projecting hood and
above a tall 4-light stair window with tracery. To the right a large
segment headed 6-light window with tracery. To the left an entrance
archway set at right angles with a moulded pointed arch and decorative
blind tracery above with blank shields.
INTERIOR. Dining room has dado panelling door surrounds and a good
quality wooden fire surround. Entrance hall has panelling and ornate
plaster coving, plus wooden staircase with "barley-sugar" turned
balusters, and square panelled newels, with upper octagonal open
landing with similar balusters. Upper landing now "floored in" has
glazed "top-light" with stained glass. Main reception room has ornate
plaster ceiling with Adam-style panels. Former billiard room has fine
ashlar fire surround with columns and carved capitals.

Listing NGR: SK2928257283

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