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Garden Wall to East of Sunken Gardens at Site of Drakelow Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Drakelow, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.7808 / 52°46'50"N

Longitude: -1.6443 / 1°38'39"W

OS Eastings: 424087

OS Northings: 320420

OS Grid: SK240204

Mapcode National: GBR 5F1.R2L

Mapcode Global: WHCGC.QC5H

Entry Name: Garden Wall to East of Sunken Gardens at Site of Drakelow Hall

Listing Date: 12 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311251

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82949

Location: Drakelow, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE15

County: Derbyshire

District: South Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Drakelow

Built-Up Area: Burton upon Trent

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Linton and Castle Gresley Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

1/17 (North Side)
Garden Wall to East of
Sunken Gardens at
Site of Drakelow Hall

Garden wall with gateway. Late C18 with c1902 alterations by
Reginald Blomfield. Red brick with chamfered brick copings and
stone dressings. 10 feet high curving wall, enclosing former
orchard, with blocked pointed door to west end, and central
c1902 C18 style gateway. This has a moulded rusticated semi-
circular arch with good quality C18 style ironwork gate. Rising
above the jambs of the arch there are plain pilasters topped by
large ball finials and between the two there is a recessed stone
cornice. The eastern end of the wall is now in poor condition.
Drakelow Hall was demolished in 1934 and Drakelow Power Station
now occupies most of the site.

Listing NGR: SK2408720420

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