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Latitude: 53.1694 / 53°10'9"N
Longitude: -1.4787 / 1°28'43"W
OS Eastings: 434947
OS Northings: 363710
OS Grid: SK349637
Mapcode National: GBR 69Y.BZ7
Mapcode Global: WHDFN.8L3N
Entry Name: Hill Cottage
Listing Date: 30 August 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1291918
English Heritage Legacy ID: 393462
Location: Ashover, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire, S45
District: North East Derbyshire
Civil Parish: Ashover
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Ashover All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Derby
SK3463 HILL ROAD
1264-0/11/53 (East side)
House, formerly school. Dated 1703, but with earlier work, and
a comprehensive remodelling in the late C19. Coursed squared
gritstone with quoins, ashlar dressings, oversailing eaves and
verges, the eaves with plain bargeboards. End and ridge ashlar
stacks and a Welsh slated roof. South elevation of 2 storeys
and 3 bays, with gablets above first floor window heads to
outer bays. Central doorway with chamfered quoined surround,
and a massive lintel. Above a C19 door is an upper glazed
panel. Flanking windows with plain casements within flush
stone frames. Rectangular single-light window above doorway.
West gable with blocked 3-light late C16 chamfered mullioned
windows with 3-arched heads, and below a bulls-eye window.
Rear wing with ground-floor double doors, and first floor
plain casements. Above the door, a plaque is inscribed:
'George Hodgkinson of Overton Hall and Ann his wife designed
this school. It was finished by William Hodgekinson, his son
and Elizabeth his wife. Anno 1703. Udum et molle intum es nunc
preperondus et acti firgend es. Fine, Fine vota.'
Listing NGR: SK3494763710
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