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West Handley Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Unstone, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2933 / 53°17'35"N

Longitude: -1.4038 / 1°24'13"W

OS Eastings: 439836

OS Northings: 377536

OS Grid: SK398775

Mapcode National: GBR LZMC.W5

Mapcode Global: WHDF3.DHR4

Entry Name: West Handley Hall

Listing Date: 31 January 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1335127

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79668

Location: Unstone, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire, S21

County: Derbyshire

District: North East Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Unstone

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Eckington and Ridgeway

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

PARISH OF UNSTONE MAIN ROAD
SK 37 NE
6/185
West Handley Hall
31.1.67
II*
House. Early C17, with C19 and C20 alterations and additions.
Coursed squared coal measures sandstone, with ashlar dressings,
quoins, moulded shell kneelers, coped gables, ashlar gable
stacks and a stone slated roof. T-plan house, with rear stair
tower. North elevation. Two storey, with attics, two bays, and
single bay single storey additions to ends. Doorway to main
range at east end, with massive surround and lintel. To the
west, a 4-light recessed chamfer mullioned window with cast iron
diamond lattice lights, all beneath a continuous hoodmould,
formerly returned around south-west corner, as with the two
2-light windows above. Extension to west with C20 leaded
casement and plain plank door beneath a plain lintel. Stair
tower with single and 2-light C17 windows to half landings, with
plain dripmoulds above. Interior. Massive grand hearth to hall
with elaborately moulded jambs and massive lintel, quite out of
scale with the house. Newel stair with C17 splat baluster
staircase, now painted.


Listing NGR: SK3983677536

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