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Brampton Manor, Attached Boundary Walls, Gatepiers and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Brampton, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2427 / 53°14'33"N

Longitude: -1.4981 / 1°29'53"W

OS Eastings: 433588

OS Northings: 371855

OS Grid: SK335718

Mapcode National: GBR KZZY.G9

Mapcode Global: WHCD3.YRRG

Entry Name: Brampton Manor, Attached Boundary Walls, Gatepiers and Railings

Listing Date: 31 January 1967

Last Amended: 30 August 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1319629

English Heritage Legacy ID: 393489

Location: Brampton, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire, S42

County: Derbyshire

District: North East Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Brampton

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Old Brampton Saints Peter and Paul

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

BRAMPTON
Brampton Manor, attached boundary
SK37SW
1264-0/2/87 walls, gatepiers and railings
31/01/67
(Formerly Listed as:
OLD BRAMPTON
Brampton Hill)
(Formerly Listed as:
OLD BRAMPTON
Railings to Brampton Hill)
II
House. Late C16, with C17 additions, external remodelling
c1808, and further C19 and C20 alterations. Rendered Coal
Measures Sandstone with ashlar dressings, coped gables, ashlar
ridge stacks, and 2 smaller brick stacks, one to the gable,
one at ridge level. Stone slated roofs. Double gabled range,
with lower ealier 2-storey range to west set at right angles
to the main house. North elevation. 2 storeys and attics, 2
bays, west gable with 5-light chamfered mullioned and
transomed windows to ground and first floors, and 2-light
recessed chamfered mullioned window to attic. East gable with
4 x 4 pane glazing bar sash windows in flush stone frames,
with lightly moulded lintels to ground and first floors.
2-light recessed chamfered mullioned window to attic.
Off-centre doorway with restored C19 surround and C20 glazed
door enclosed by C19 porch with Tuscan columns, architrave,
frieze and cornice. Rear elevation to main range with 2, 3 and
4-light chamfered miullioned windows and 4 x 4 pane glazing
bar sashes. East elevation with stacked 4 x 4 pane glazing bar
sashes, the ground-floor openings with wedge lintels, the
upper floor heads obscured by a projecting timber eaves
cornice. 2-storey range with mullioned and transomed window
with casements to north elevation. Rear elevation with
inserted C20 gabled dormers, windows and door frames.
INTERIOR: Main range. 2 ground-floor rooms, and one
first-floor chamber, contain C17 decorative plasterwork: the
front room to the east gabled range has a decorated ceiling
with circular patterning to one half, and diamond and square
patterning to the other half, all within moulded cornices and
spine beams. The rear room to this range has a plasterwork
overmantel, with interlaced strapwork based on a knot garden
pattern. The principal first-floor chamber, now subdivided,
has a 12-panel ceiling, with moulded beams having decorative
pendants and floral motifs at the intersections. C17 square
panelling to a smaller first-floor chamber. Attics with
exposed tie-beam trusses carrying a single purlin roof, with
curved windbraces. Ridge purlin notched into heads of
principal rafters, and diagonally set. One truss is closed,
with infilled stud partitioning. Moulded stone hearths to
ground-floor rooms containing plasterwork and a massive
hearth, now altered, to the present kitchen, which also
contains substantial spine beams. Lower western range has 2
cruck trusses, supporting a single purlin roof, with a table
yoke carrying a flat-set ridge purlin.
Low boundary stone wall to front elevation, with a deeply
chamfered ashlar coping surmounted by C19 decorative cast-iron
railings with intersecting heads. Square gatepiers to central
gateway with rounded pyramidal caps and matching cast-iron
gates. Tall rubble boundary wall to west side with taller
crenellated part above a semicircular headed gateway.


Listing NGR: SK3358871855

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