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Elvaston Castle

Hob Uid: 608987
Location :
Derbyshire
South Derbyshire
Elvaston
Grid Ref : SK4077033000
Summary : Country house constructed in 1633 with early 18th century additions. A major refashioning was carried in Tudor style by James Wyatt circa 1817. Alterations were also carried out circa 1830 to 1840 and during the 20th century. The northwest wing was demolished in 1970.
More information : [SK 4077 3300] Elvaston Castle [TI]. (1)

Part of the original house remains and is dated 1633.
It was rebuilt in 1817. (2)

Authority 2 confirmed. The south face of the E wing stands to its
original height. Unoccupied. See GP AO/66/187/. (3)

Elvaston Castle. Country house, now part of country park. 1633 and
early 18th cent, with major refashioning in Tudor style by James
Wyatt of c.1817, completed after his death by Walker and east front
of c.1830 to 1840, probably designed by L N Cottingham, plus 20th
cent alterations, including demolition of NW wing in 1970. Built
for the Earls of Harrington. Grade II*. (4)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1956
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Source Number : 2
Source : Derbyshire
Source details :
Page(s) : 133
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 FDC 05-JAN-67
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Source Number : 4
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : District of South Derbyshire. 11 March 1987
Page(s) : 13-14
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Source Number : 5
Source : Register of parks and gardens of special historic interest in England
Source details : Derbyshire
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Vol(s) : Part 10

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Constructed 1633
Monument End Date : 1633
Monument Start Date : 1633
Monument Type : Country House
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Early C18 additions
Monument End Date : 1732
Monument Start Date : 1700
Monument Type : Country House
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Remodelled c1817
Monument End Date : 1827
Monument Start Date : 1807
Monument Type : Country House
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Altered 1830-40
Monument End Date : 1840
Monument Start Date : 1830
Monument Type : Country House
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : C20 alterations
Monument End Date : 1999
Monument Start Date : 1900
Monument Type : Country House
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : Partly demolished in 1970
Monument End Date : 1970
Monument Start Date : 1970
Monument Type : Country House
Evidence : Extant Building

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 83000
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SK 43 SW 1
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1118035
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SK 43 SW 13
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1967-01-05
End Date : 1967-01-05
Associated Activities : Primary, ELVASTON CASTLE ESTATE
Activity type : MANAGEMENT SURVEY
Start Date : 2004-01-01
End Date : 2004-12-31
Associated Activities : Primary, ELVASTON CASTLE CABLING
Activity type : WATCHING BRIEF
Start Date : 2011-01-01
End Date : 2012-12-31