© Mr Peter Holt FRPS BPE2*
DUFFIELD HALL, TOWN STREET (west side)
DUFFIELD, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE
Mr Peter Holt FRPS BPE2*
04 July 2001
13 February 1967
Date of last amendment:
13 February 1967
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SK 34 43 PARISH OF DUFFIELD TOWN STREET
7/32 (West Side)
Country house, now offices. c1640 altered in C18, restored and
altered in 1871, renovated 1975-8 by George Grey & Partners for
the Derbyshire Building Society. Sandstone ashlar, plain tile roof
with four tall stone stacks with three diamond plan shafts, a
similar stack with two shafts and a plain stack to rear. Moulded
stone coped gables with plain kneelers and moulded finials.
Chamfered plinth, moulded first and second floor and attic bands.
Three storeys. East elevation of five gabled bays. Three bays to
left have central C19 stone porch with Tudor arch with carved
spandrels and a parapet with frieze of quatrefoils and coat of arms.
To the left a recessed and chamfered cross window and a large
polygonal bay, each bay with a cross window, divided by low buttresses
like those of the porch. Parapet with quatrefoil frieze. To the
right are three cross windows, a single light window with a transom,
and in the projecting two bays to the right are four cross windows.
The first floor has eight cross windows and a single light transomed
window. The three gabled bays to the left have three cross windows
in the gables and three keyed oval windows above. The two right
hand bays have two keyed oval vents in the gables. Similar fenestration
to south. Irregular fenestration to west with 2, 3 and 4-light
mullioned windows, some blocked, and a blocked 3-light window with
a transom. Interior: Entrance hall with C17 style panelling and a
segmental-arched screen of three bays. Bolection moulded stone
chimneypiece. Room to the right with late C16 staggered panelling,
moulded cornice, and a chimneypiece with frieze and tapering fluted
pilasters. Room to the left with early C18 style panelling, possibly
re-used. Panelled staircase hall. Main staircase around an open well.
Closed stringwith twisted balusters and heavy moulded handrail. Two
marble bolection moulded chimneypieces to first floor. Late C16
back staircase from first to second floor with pierced splat balusters.
Stud partition. C19 cantilevered stone service stair with iron stick
balusters. Single curving flight with wreathed handrail.