Building record MDR12451 - Cruck barn, Mansion House Farm, Lightwood Lane, Eckington

Type and Period (1)

  • (Tudor to Victorian - 1550 AD to 1900 AD)

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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)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. 4/3781/094.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Nottingham University Tree-Ring Dating Laboratory. Dendro Sample Record and Summary. Initial Report19 January 1993.



Grid reference Centred SK 3792 8195 (18m by 13m)

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Record last edited

Oct 25 2010 3:00PM

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