Farm outbuilding of 16th century date with 18th and 19th century additions and alterations. It is constructed of coursed rubble coal measures sandstone with a corrugated sheet roof covering. The interior contains two massive cruck trusses, with a blade face dimension in excess of two feet at its widest point. (1)
A total of eight samples were obtained from this building for dendro dating. The results suggested a felling date for the timbers of sometime between 1555 and 1560. (2)
Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. 4/3781/094.
Unpublished document: Nottingham University Tree-Ring Dating Laboratory. Dendro Sample Record and Summary. Initial Report19 January 1993.
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Centred SK 3792 8195 (18m by 13m)
ECKINGTON, NORTH EAST DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE
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