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Listed Building record MDR921 - Wolfescote Grange, Wolfescote Dale, Hartington Town Quarter

Type and Period (3)

  • (Former Type) (Medieval to Stuart - 1066 AD to 1649 AD?)
  • (Stuart to Victorian - 1649 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Medieval to Stuart - 1066 AD to 1649 AD)

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Full Description

Wolfescote Grange is dated 1649 and is a building of irregular plan with mullioned windows, a gabled porch and one panelled room. (1) A grade II listed farmhouse dated from 1649 with later alterations. It was constructed of coursed rubble limestone and gritstone dressings. [See listed building record for full description]. (2) There is little left today of medieval granges, either in remains or documentary references, although the word 'grange' is common on maps of Derbyshire. Generally, although not exclusively, the name is attached to a farmhouse. (3) Wolfescote Grange has an unknown parent house and no visual earthwork remains. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner, N. 1979. The Buildings of England: Derbyshire. 2nd ed., revised. p 237.
  • <2> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.
  • <3> Article in serial: Allen, J W. 1956. 'Granges', The Derbyshire Countryside. Vol. 21 (6), pp 24-25. p 24.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Hart, C (NDAT). 1981. The North Derbyshire Archaeological Survey to AD 1500. p 155.



Grid reference Centred SK 1344 5813 (215m by 219m) Approximate

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Record last edited

Nov 9 2023 12:27PM

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