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Latitude: 53.2245 / 53°13'28"N
Longitude: -1.6309 / 1°37'51"W
OS Eastings: 424742
OS Northings: 369782
OS Grid: SK247697
Mapcode National: GBR 57N.VXT
Mapcode Global: WHCD7.X6LV
Entry Name: Top House
Listing Date: 19 June 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1334764
English Heritage Legacy ID: 81678
Location: Edensor, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE45
District: Derbyshire Dales
Civil Parish: Edensor
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Edensor St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Derby
PARISH OF EDENSOR EDENSOR LANE
7/110 (North Side)
House. c1830-40 probably by Paxton and Robertson. Italianate
style. Coursed squared sandstone and ashlar. Stone slate roof,
hipped to east, overhanging on paired brackets. Ashlar ridge
stack with panelled sides. Plain eaves band, and to east part
plain ground floor sill band and first floor band. Two storeys.
The south elevation has a flat roofed porch to left, terminated
by a stone pier with pyramid cap. Doorway with plain stone
surround and panelled door. To the right a 3-light window of
three round arches with raised ashlar surrounds. Similar
2-light window above. Polygonal bay to east has to south a
single square window to each floor, with raised ashlar
surrounds. To the east a row of three round-arched lights and a
pair of similar windows above. Built as part of the picturesque
model village by Paxton for the Sixth Duke of Devonshire.
Sources: G F Chadwick The Works of Joseph Paxton, Architectural
Press 1961. Incorporating older remains of older house at west.
Listing NGR: SK2474269782
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