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The Manor House, Stanton Woodhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stanton, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.1751 / 53°10'30"N

Longitude: -1.6182 / 1°37'5"W

OS Eastings: 425618

OS Northings: 364285

OS Grid: SK256642

Mapcode National: GBR 587.ZNB

Mapcode Global: WHCDG.3GQ8

Entry Name: The Manor House, Stanton Woodhouse

Listing Date: 12 July 1967

Last Amended: 14 February 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311580

English Heritage Legacy ID: 81082

Location: Stanton, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE4

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Stanton

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Rowsley St Katherine

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

5/82 (South Side)
12.7.67 The Manor House, Stanton
Woodhouse (formerly listed
as 'Stanton Woodhouse')

Small country house. C16, C17, with early C18 alterations, early C19 additions and
alterations and early and late C20 additions and alterations. Ashlar gritstone to
central and southern bay, coursed squared gritstone to rest, with gritstone dressings
and quoins. Stone slate roofs with C19 lapped stone copings, C17 external stack to
south, C19 twin, triple and single diamond set stone side wall, ridge and gable end
stacks. Deep plinth to main elevation and large ovolo moulded cornice to northern
advanced bay. Irregular fenestration, part two storeys, part two storeys plus
attics and part single storey. Original T-plan, extended to H-plan, with C17
addition to north, early C19 addition recessed to south, and large 1904 addition to
north-west, with later C20 alterations to north elevation. Garden elevation has two
advanced gabled bays, each with a pair of glazing bar sashes in moulded early C18
surrounds, those to south with projecting keystones. To north,arecessed bay with
C17 3-light recessed and chamfered mullion window. Between advanced bays, a
recessed section with a 2-light recessed and cavetto moulded mullion window with
pointed lights and incised spandrels to north, similar 4-light window to south, both
windows probably C16 but lowered in C19. Beyond, to south, stonework projects
forward and has narrow window in. Considerably set back to far south, an early C19
single storey addition with central, canted bay window with pointed lights and
embattled parapets. To north a basket-headed, moulded arch with recessed double
doors. Above C18 sashes in advanced southern bay, a central 3-light cavetto moulded
mullion window set in an ovolo moulded recess, with pointed lights and incised
spandrels, probably C16. Above in advanced northern bay, two early C19 cavetto
moulded 2-light mullion windows with pointed lights and incised spandrels. Three
similar to central section. To north, C17 3-light recessed and chamfered mullion
window. Similar window above in gable of advanced northern bay. South elevation
of advanced southern bay has large central external stack with glazing bar sashes
in moulded C18 surrounds to either side and C17 3-light recessed and cavetto
moulded mullion windows with hoodmoulds to either side above. Rear elevations have
a mixture of recessed and chamfered, and recessed and cavetto mullion windows with
pointed lights, mostly early C19 or early C20. Main entrance to north elevation with
similar doorcase to that on early C19 addition to south. Interior - the central
hall has grid of large chamfered crossing beams across roughly three-quarters of
the ceiling, possibly indicating original screens passage to north, also wide
early C19 four-centred, ovolo moulded fireplace. Southern room panelled in C18
but with original slightly cambered, ovolo moulded fireplace, C16 wall paintings
behind panelling on north wall in 'antique style', and chamfered crossing beams
to ceilings, similar to those in hall, except with finer finish. To west wall,
C16 2-light window with pointed lights. Original stone spiral staircase near
north west corner of hall, beyond which passage extends to early C19 addition
room with ribbed and coved 'Strawberry Gothic' style ceiling. To north, the old
kitchen with very wide fireplace with moulded jambs and chamfered stone lintel.
Above, in southern bedroom, original muntin and plank panelled wall with C16 wall
paintings, in antique style, mostly in black and white, to east side. Also in this room
door leads to priest's hole.

Listing NGR: SK2561864285

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