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Building record MDR23093 - North Building to Rear of Devonshire Arms, Market Place, Hartington Town Quarter

Type and Period (4)

  • (Victorian to 21st Century - 1880 AD? to 2018 AD?)
  • (Victorian to 21st Century - 1880 AD? to 2018 AD?)
  • ? (21st Century - 2018 AD? to 2050 AD)
  • (Victorian to 21st Century - 1880 AD? to 2018 AD?)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

North building to the rear of Devonshire Arms, Market Place, Hartington Town Quarter, a 19th century building. The building is not shown on the 1804 'Map of the Allotments referred to in the annexed Award and old inclosures in the parish of Hartington,' and first appears on the 1st edition 25" OS map of c1880. Local residents report that this and the northern building operated as a small dairy supplying milk to the village hotels. It was subject to a historic fabric survey in 2018: 'Building A …is built of limestone rubble with contrasting sandstone corner quoins, door reveals, window heads and sills under a plain tile roof. On the north facing fable is an external stone-built stair providing loft access, below the stairs is a small entrance, in all likelihood a dog kennel. …The south facing gable is largely concealed by A", a lean to building. There is a window at first floor level, in all probability originally a pitching door for a hayloft. …Internally, the former shippon has tethering for six cows in three double stalls along the rear wall. The boskins are concrete-built with steel tether bars , this along with the concrete floor and wall render indicate the building was in use as a milking parlour in the mid 20th century when carious Ministry of Agriculture hygiene acts were enforced…' (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Richards, G (ABRS). 2018. An Archaeological Building Survey, Outbuildings to the Rear of Grove Cottage, The Market Place, Hartington, Derbyshire.



Grid reference SK 12823 60370 (point)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR4877

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Record last edited

Mar 3 2020 4:44PM

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