Building record MDR16575 - Field Barn, on track between Middleton & Groaning Tor, Middleton by Wirksworth

Type and Period (1)

  • (Early 20th Century to 21st Century - 1901 AD to 2050 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A single-storey 20th century limestone field barn, 7m x 5.35m, in a poor overall condition with walls standing no higher than 2.8m and a flat corrugated iron roof. The barn is located off a track west of a footpath running north from Middleton towards Groaning Tor, and was surveyed as part of the DerwentWISE Field Barn Project in May 2016. The building is probably in use as an animal shelter. There are door and window openings with concrete lintels in the south-west and southeast elevations The building abuts an older ruinous barn [MDR16574]. The barn does not appear on historical maps prior to the early 20th century. See survey report for further detail. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Earp, A. 2016. MDR16575 DerwentWISE Field Barn Survey Sheet AE 1A.



Grid reference Centred SK 2790 5675 (6m by 6m)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR4266

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Record last edited

Dec 14 2017 4:33PM

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