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Listed Building record MDR5135 - Cruck-framed building, Greenfield Farm, Ashover

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A cruck-framed barn at Greenfields Farm, Milltown. It has 3 cruck frames with collars and yokes. The tie beams are missing. (1, 2, 3) A grade II listed farm outbuilding dating to the 17th century or earlier; substantially remodelled in the 19th century and with further alterations in the 20th century. It is built of coursed rubble gritstone, beneath a Welsh-slated roof. Inside, the building has three cruck trusses, one to the south end with collar and tie beams removed, but with the yoke intact. The ridge purlin has now been replaced, but the replacement collar extends beyond the cruck blades to support replacement purlins. The remaining trusses have collars and yokes, dovetail lap-jointed into cruck blade faces. Apex type A after Alcock classification. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust Index: 0092. 0092.
  • <2> Article in serial: Marston, F. 1967. 'Cruck frames of Derbyshire; an interim report', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 87, pp 117-122.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Bunker, B. 1970. Cruck Buildings: An Opinion as to their Origin and Dating. LS 728.6. p. 57.
  • <4> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. NHLE No: 1218498.



Grid reference Centred SK 3536 6105 (9m by 19m) Centre

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Record last edited

Jan 16 2024 11:21PM

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