Building record MDR11987 - Wash Farm, Milltown, Ashover

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Wash Farm, Milltown, Ashover is a stone built farmhouse with outbuildings [?]. The house is stone built with gables and mullioned windows. (1) A grade II listed farmhouse dated 1670, with 20th century additions and alterations. It is constructed of coursed squared gritstone with ashlar dressings, quoins, coped gables with moulded kneelers, ridge and gable ashlar stacks, and a Welsh slate roof. The west elevation is of two storeys and attics, four bays, with a former doorway against the ridge stack giving a lobby entrance plan. The doorway, with a massive lintel and a quoined surround, is now blocked, with inserted coupled 4 x 3 pane glazing bar sashes standing on a masonry base. To the north of the former doorway is the present doorway with a 20th century door. The north gabled dormer apex carries a plaque inscribed 'I M N 1670'. The south dormer has a 18th century firemark. The windows are generally leaded casements; those to the attics appear to be early. The remodelling and extension to the rear was carried out in 1988. See list for more details. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Personal Observation: M M Brandhill. Site visit to Wash Farm, Milltown 23-11-1976. NDAT card.
  • <2> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. NHLE No: 1291949.

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Grid reference Centred SK 3552 6181 (14m by 17m)
Civil Parish ASHOVER, NORTH EAST DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE

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Nov 21 2016 4:28PM

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