Building record MDR10837 - 20 Main Street, Ticknall
Type and Period (2)
- HOUSE (Georgian - 1800 AD? to 1800 AD?)
- POLICE STATION (Former Type) (Victorian to Second World War - 1900 AD? to 1945 AD?)
- None recorded
This house was built by the Harpur Crewe Estate in about 1800. It probably consisted originally of two rooms running east-west, later extended to the eastwards with a kitchen added at the back. Subsequently the western room was demolished, and the remaining part refronted with new brickwork and the eaves raised. When the house became a police station, a cell with thick walls and barrel-vaulted ceiling was built on beyond the back kitchen and reached only from there. It ceased to be a police station in the 1940s, and the cell window was enlarged for domestic purposes. The property still belongs to the Harpur Crewe Estate and is used to accommodate the church organist.
- <1> SDR19784 Unpublished document: Hutton, B. Derby Buildings Record. DBR 196, 8th March 1996.
|Grid reference||Centred SK 35196 23874 (8m by 11m)|
|Civil Parish||TICKNALL, SOUTH DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
May 7 2014 4:51PM