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Top House

A Grade II Listed Building in Edensor, Derbyshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1334764

English Heritage Legacy ID: 81678

Location: Edensor, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE45

County: Derbyshire

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

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Listing Text

SK 24/2569-24/2570
7/110 (North Side)
Top House
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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