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Post Office and Attached Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Edensor, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2258 / 53°13'32"N

Longitude: -1.6252 / 1°37'30"W

OS Eastings: 425119

OS Northings: 369924

OS Grid: SK251699

Mapcode National: GBR 57N.PYL

Mapcode Global: WHCD8.05CW

Entry Name: Post Office and Attached Cottage

Listing Date: 12 July 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367469

English Heritage Legacy ID: 81693

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
7/125 (East Side)
12.7.67 Post Office and
Attached Cottage
Pair of cottages, now post office and cottage. Late C17 and
c1830-40, probably by Paxton and Robertson. Tudor style to C19
part. Coursed squared sandstone and ashlar. Fishscale tile
roof with coped gables, plain kneelers and ball finials. Ridge
and gable stacks. Two storeys. South elevation of four
irregular bays. Off-centre doorway with massive lintel and
quoins, and gothic panelled door. To the left a C19 2-light
casement and to the left again the jamb, lintel and sill of an
C18 window. To the right is a 2-light casement with ashlar
lintel, sill and jambs outlining a slightly wider window. To
the right again a round window and a line of quoins. To the
right again a doorway with stone lintel and gothic panelled
half-glazed door, and a C19 2-light casement set in a disturbed
C18 surround. The first floor has four C19 2-light casements
and evidence of two C18 window. Projecting gable end to west
with angle quoins. Bay window of 1-3-1 lights with bracketed
sill, chamfered mullions and hipped roof. 2-light chamfered
mullion window with returned hoodmould and gothic niche in the
gable. Lower bay to left has a 3-light chamfered mullion window
with returned hoodmould and a single light above, rising to a
gabled half dormer. Single storey bay to left again has a
2-light chamfered mullion window and a similar window to the
north gable end. Remodelled 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

Listing NGR: SK2511969924

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