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Building record MDR23218 - Dairy Range, Southwood Farm, off Heath Lane, Calke Abbey Estate, Ticknall

Type and Period (1)

  • (Victorian to 21st Century - 1881 AD? to 2050 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Dairy range, Southwood Farm, off Heath Lane, Calke Abbey Estate, Ticknall, built by 1881. The building was part of an historic fabric survey carried out in 2019. Briefly: 'This range currently comprises two buildings connected at ground level, though originally they were certainly separate. The northernmost, two-storey building is earlier than the southern, single-storey portion. Both are constructed entirely from red brick. The two distinct elements of this range can be clearly identified within each long elevation where butt joints within the brickwork are visible. ...The farm building group can similarly be described as heavily impacted by the equally intrusive changing needs which their use required. The large store or threshing barn is the earliest of the group, present on all maps from 1824, and it is certain that the cattle stall range has been added against it as evidenced by the butt-joints within the brickwork. It is of two sub-phases, but since the second was an increase in height, it does not show on maps. The dairy range similarly, and by the same form of evidence, shows that it began with the two-storey section and the single-storey part was added, but both before 1881. Many former openings within this latter portion show that it has undergone much change to make it function as a milking parlour which seems to have been its last incarnation.' (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Prentice, J (Iain Soden Heritage Services Ltd). 2019. Historic Building Recording of Southwood Farm, Calke Abbey Estate, Derbyshire.



Grid reference SK 36048 21240 (point)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR4985

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Record last edited

Mar 14 2020 7:33PM

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