Listed Building: CHURCH FARMHOUSE, 5, CHURCH STREET (1216018)

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Grade II
Authority Historic England
Volume/Map/Item 893, 12, 56
Date assigned Friday, November 10, 1967
Date last amended Monday, April 27, 1992


House. C16; altered and extended C17; other alterations C19 and C20. Cruck-framed with close-studded side walls infilled and partly replaced by brick on stone plinth; thatched roof under corrugated sheeting. 2-storey, 2-bay main range with partial outshut to north and with 1 storey and attic, l-bay wing to west end. South-side: main range has exposed left corner post and incomplete mid-floor rail beneath studding. C20 glazed door to right of centre; on its left a 3-light casement with glazing bars beneath a 2-light window having 12-pane casements; 2 other casements to each floor. Boarded soffit to eaves overhang; brick stacks to right corner and in front of ridge on left. Wing set back on left: square framing with 3-light, wooden-mullioned window, end stack. North-side: outshut on left; close studding to 1st floor of main range. 2 doorways; 2 windows to each floor; 2 inserted roof dormers. Wing to right: exposed framing with 2 light casement on left of a doorway. Left return of main range has exposed cruck frame with spurs to corner posts and some stud infill. Right return: rebuilt in brick, Two 16-pane sashes below a 20-pane sash. Interior: 2 cruck frames of heavy scantling. Central room floored over in C17: wooden bressumer and heck post to fireplace; chamfered spine beam and joists have broach stops (those to spine beam repeated within passage to east). East room: C16 ceiling joists of heavy scantling resting on transverse beam and reset at higher level in C17 and room divided by stud partition with doorway. 1st floor: lime-ash floors. Crucks exposed but apex not visible; curved wind braces. West wing has cranked tie beam and cruck-like principals with crossed apex. Fully described and interpreted elsewhere. See RCHM report (1980) also Derby Buildings Record 15 (1988). AMENDMENT: Address and description amended from: Church Farmhouse, Church Street, Alvaston (Formerly listed in the Rural District of South East Derbyshire) Probably C15. Post and panelled timber framing, largely replaced with late brickwork; casement windows; brick gabled end to raid with 3 C18 sash windows; thatched roof covered with corrugated iron, One storey (one window) wing at rear. Nos 1, 5 and Church Farmhouse form a group vith Elm Cottage, Elvaston Lane.

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Grid reference SK 3917 3324 (point)
Map sheet SK33SE

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