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Building record MDR5200 - Cruck building, Little Lydgate Farm, Holmesfield

Type and Period (1)

  • (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

(SK310 778) Little Lidgate Cottages, Cruck Building. Building has one upper cruck on a tie-beam, re-used. (1) Reportedly once part of a five-bay cruck building, one and a half bays being the farmhouse, the rest a barn. Alterations circa 1870 saw the removal of the crucks when the building was converted into two houses. Now restored to one house. (2)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. 1311. 1311.
  • <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. p8.
  • <4> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 10(g).2, with photo.



Grid reference SK 310 777 (point) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Feb 28 2011 2:30PM

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