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Building record MDR16554 - Field Barn, facing onto the B5023, on northern edge of Middleton-by-Wirksworth

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Two-storey barn dating to the late 19th century with the gable end facing onto New Road (B5023), located next to a cemetery on the northern edge of Middleton, and surveyed in March and June 2016 as part of the DerwentWISE Field Barns Project. Built of irregular shaped stone with large regular shaped quoins on the corners, the 6m x 5m barn is in fair overall condition with an intact roof, a taking-in door in the north-east elevation, an elevated door in the south-west elevation, and a small door and low level glazed window in the south-east elevation. See survey report for further details. (1) The building is visible on the second edition 25"OS Map of c. 1900. (2) There is an earlier, smaller structure set away from the road visible on the first edition 25"OS Map of c. 1880. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Andrews, P. 2016. MDR16554 DerwentWISE Field Barn Survey Sheet PA111 - Issue 2.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).



Grid reference Centred SK 2738 5635 (7m by 7m)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR4266

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Record last edited

Dec 14 2017 4:32PM

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