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Listed Building record MDR2729 - Woodhead Farm, Agnes Meadow Lane, Kniveton

Type and Period (1)

  • (Elizabethan to Stuart - 1600 AD to 1699 AD)

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A 17th century farmhouse with mullioned windows. The house is roughcast with coped gables and is approached through a fine set of 18th century gate piers [also listed]. It has a good 17th century stone barn [also listed]. (1) A grade II listed farmhouse dating to the 17th century. It is built of coursed rubble limestone with gritstone dressings, mostly now roughcast. It has a plain tiled roof, with stone coped gables and finials and a central brick stack. The rear wing has a stone slate roof and brick gable end stack. The farmhouse has a T-plan, and is two storeys high with dormers. The south elevation has an off-centre modern timber and rubblestone porch with a half glazed door. It has irregular fenestration, including one, two, three and four light recessed chamfered mullion windows, some with dripstones. The west elevation is whitewashed with a blocked four-light recessed chamfered mullion window with dripstone on the ground floor, a three-light chamfered mullion window with dripstone above, a similar window above again and a blocked single window with dripstone and a blocked single-light with dripstone in the attic. The north wing has one three-light recessed chamfered mullion window. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. 3456. 3456.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner, N. 1979. The Buildings of England: Derbyshire. 2nd ed., revised. p. 262.
  • <3> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. NHLE No: 1146360.



Grid reference Centred SK 21771 48367 (15m by 13m) (2 map features)

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Record last edited

Nov 9 2023 4:59PM

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