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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: COUNTY HALL

List entry Number: 1279174

Location

COUNTY HALL, ST MARYS GATE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
City of DerbyUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 20-Jun-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 404021

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History

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Details

ST MARY'S GATE 1. 5170 (North Side) County Hall SK 3536 SW 1/247 SK 3536 NW 2/247 SK 3436 NE 3/247 SK 3436 SE 4/247 20.6.52. 1 GV

2. 1660. Fine facade set back from street at rear of cour d'honneur. Classical style. Stone; single-storeyed facade; 3 large round-headed windows with stone mullioned rectangular frames; pilasters between windows and Tuscan columns at corners; 2 splendid stone doorcases surmounted by entablatures with segmental pediments and each within voluted broken pediment, semi-circular arched doorways and multi-panelled divided doors, stylobate of 4 - steps; and moulded eaves cornice surmounted by an open balustrade; hipped slate roof. Interior: Plain Court Room (now the Crown Court) containing monument to F N Clarage Mundy, with bust, by Chantrey, 1820. Believed to be the setting of Betty Sorrel's trial in George Elliot's novel "Adam Bede".

Nos 10, 11 and 11A,Former Rural District Council Offices, No 18, Country Hall, forecourt wall, gate piers, gates and railings of County Hall and Police Station form a



Listing NGR: SK3501236482

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National Grid Reference: SK 35012 36482

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