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Eyam Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Eyam, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2849 / 53°17'5"N

Longitude: -1.6766 / 1°40'35"W

OS Eastings: 421655

OS Northings: 376485

OS Grid: SK216764

Mapcode National: GBR JZQG.T5

Mapcode Global: WHCCV.6PVL

Entry Name: Eyam Hall

Listing Date: 29 September 1951

Last Amended: 12 October 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1334913

English Heritage Legacy ID: 80643

Location: Eyam, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, S32

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Eyam

Built-Up Area: Eyam

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Eyam St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

6/35 (North Side)
29-9-51 Eyam Hall (formerly listed
as 'The Hall')

Small country house. Early C17, 1676 with sympathetic C19 repairs, Gritstone
ashlar with rendered western bay, gritstone dressings and quoins. Stone slate
roofs with stone gable end and ridge stacks Moulded stone copings to
parapets and parapet gables. Western bay has moulded copings and kneelers to
west gable. Continuous moulded stringcourses, forming hoodmoulds over ground
and first floor windows. Projecting stone rainwater overshoots to east and
west elevations. Three storeys with two storey western bay, four bays with set
back western bay. H-plan applied to earlier house, two bays recessed to centre
with single bay projecting wings to sides. Central classical doorcase with
plain pilasters and raised keystone. To either side, 3-light recessed and
chamfered mullion windows and beyond, in advanced bays to east and west, similar
4-light windows. Also similar 2-light windows in each angle. Above, similar
windows in same arrangement. Above again, two 3-light recessed and chamfered
mullion window with hoods to central section and similar single windows in advanced
bays. In the angles to either side are square section lead gutters with decorated
hopper heads, that to west inscribed 'WIE 1676'. To centre of advanced bays and
central section are small parapet gables. C18 leaded lights to ground and first
floor windows with C17 diamond leaded lights to windows on second floor. To
west, set back bay has 4-light recessed and chamfered mullion window below with
similar 3-light window above. Three bay eastern facade has 3-light recessed
and chamfered mullion window to south and two similar 4-light windows to north.
Above, in next two storeys, similar windows in same arrangement. Three parapet
gables over with projecting rainwater overshoots between. Rear elevation has
gabled staircase turret, now engulfed by 1676 addition, with pairs of 2-light
recessed and chamfered mullion windows, western ones all now blocked. Rear of
western bay has projecting semi-circular bread oven. Interior has flagged hall
and impressive early C17 dogleg staircase through three floors with turned
balusters, wide moulded handrail, ball finials and pierced pendents. Original
panelling to east room with later semi-circular headed corner cupboard.

Listing NGR: SK2165576485

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