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Swarkestone Old Hall and Attached Walls

A Grade II* Listed Building in Swarkestone, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.8527 / 52°51'9"N

Longitude: -1.4469 / 1°26'48"W

OS Eastings: 437343

OS Northings: 328500

OS Grid: SK373285

Mapcode National: GBR 6FW.10T

Mapcode Global: WHDH6.RK6D

Entry Name: Swarkestone Old Hall and Attached Walls

Listing Date: 10 November 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280604

English Heritage Legacy ID: 83228

Location: Swarkestone, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE73

County: Derbyshire

District: South Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Swarkestone

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Swarkestone St James

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

3/242 (South Side)
10.11.67 Swarkestone Old Hall and
Attached Walls
Ruins of the old hall and attached garden walls. C16 and C18
with later alterations. Built for the Harpur family. Ashlar,
rubble stone and red brick. Irregular rectangles of walls,
mostly about 10 feet high, but low and ruinous in parts. The
ruins of the old hall consists of one wall, standing roughly
20 feet high, constructed of rubble stone. The east face has
three large four-centred arched fireplaces, one to ground floor
and two above. One of the upper ones is finely moulded, and has
brickwork to the back. There are also various other openings
now difficult to distinguish. Attached to north side is a
rubble wall with triangular sectioned copings and a four-centred
arched doorcase to north end. Similar walls to south and west
in a rectangle with another rectangle of walls attached to west
of red brick and probably dating from the C18. The old hall was
abandoned after the Civil War when the Harpur family moved to

Listing NGR: SK3734328500

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