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Monument record MDR5320 - Medieval monastic grange (possible site of), Birley Grange Farm, Brampton

Type and Period (2)

  • (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

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SK 31497315 Birley Grange Farm. The site of a medieval grange in 1330 . (1) The current buildings originate in the 17th and 18th centuries and are sited on a ridge. No earthworks remain to show the original extent of the grange. The buildings were converted by Derbyshire County Council in September 1980. (2) A Cistercian grange connected with Louth Abbey has been recorded in the Birley area. There is documentary evidence for the existence of Birley Grange in 1330. (See Authy 1) (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Cameron, K. 1959. 'The Place-Names of Derbyshire, Part II', English Place-Name Society. p 222.
  • <2> Index: NDAT. 0416. 0416.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Hart, C (NDAT). 1981. The North Derbyshire Archaeological Survey to AD 1500. p 155.



Grid reference Centred SK 3146 7319 (67m by 47m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Mar 29 2016 11:44AM

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