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Holbrook Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Belper, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.9975 / 52°59'50"N

Longitude: -1.4604 / 1°27'37"W

OS Eastings: 436311

OS Northings: 344597

OS Grid: SK363445

Mapcode National: GBR 6D3.3KZ

Mapcode Global: WHDGF.JXSF

Entry Name: Holbrook Hall

Listing Date: 13 February 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1335333

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78791

Location: Holbrook, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE56

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley

Civil Parish: Holbrook

Built-Up Area: Belper

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Holbrook St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 34 SE
4/15 (West Side)
13.2.67 Holbrook Hall


House and attached cottage. Early C18 house with C19 and C20
alterations and additions, and attached C17 cottage, altered in
C18 and C19. Ashlar sandstone with sandstone dressings. Early
C18 house has plinth, rusticated stone quoins, plain first floor
band and moulded eaves cornice, also hipped plain tile roof with
lead flashings and rendered ridge stacks. C19 additions have
similar roofs, that to south with an external stone side wall
stack and a similar plain band. C17 cottage attached to north
side of house has plain tile roof with rendered brick gable
stack. C18 house is two storeys plus attics, whilst rest of
house is two storeys only. Five bay house with two bay
additions to either side and two bay C17 cottage attached to
north of northern addition. Garden elevation has five
semi-circular stone steps up to central, shouldered doorcase
with moulded segmental pediment, moulded fillet to edge which is
stepped up to centre of the lintel, rusticated strips to the
outer edge of the jambs and a full height glazing bar sash. To
either side pairs of tall glazing bar sashes in raised surrounds
with staff moulded edges. Above, five glazing bar sashes in
flush surrounds with raised moulding to outer edge, that to
centre with shouldered surround, rusticated strips to the outer
edge of the jambs and a raised keystone. Immediately over is a
moulded segmental pediment rising into the eaves. Above in the
roof are two full gabled dormers with glazing bar sashes.
Attached to north, the C19 addition has two tripartite glazing
bar sashes below flat stone arches and a similar window above.
Attached to south of main house is a C19 addition in similar
style to house with balustraded parapets to single storey bay in
south east corner and south elevation with two full height
windows in shouldered surrounds under segmental pediments below,
and two glazing bar sashes similar to those on garden front
above. Rear elevation has C18 style doorcase. Attached to
north of northern addition is a C17 cottage which has a C18
3-light flush mullion window to south and C19 doorcase and door
to north with two 3-light casement windows in recessed and
chamfered surrounds above. Beyond to north, is a C20 garage
with pointed Gothick type windows. Interior of house has
re-used C18 staircase with turned balusters, and two C18 style
fireplaces. Formerly the seat of the Rev W Leeke who carried
the colours of the 52nd foot at Waterloo, and who published
several books claiming the honour of the decisive charge on that
day to his regiment.

Listing NGR: SK3631144597

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