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Upper Birchitt Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Dronfield, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.313 / 53°18'46"N

Longitude: -1.5022 / 1°30'7"W

OS Eastings: 433262

OS Northings: 379682

OS Grid: SK332796

Mapcode National: GBR KZY4.K2

Mapcode Global: WHCCQ.WZVJ

Entry Name: Upper Birchitt Farmhouse

Listing Date: 7 July 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087774

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79534

Location: Dronfield, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire, S18

County: Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Dronfield

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Dronfield St John Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 37 NW
Upper Birchitt
Farmhouse. Late C16, enlarged and remodelled early C17, and altered in C19.
Coursed squared coal measures sandstone, rising from a shallow plinth, with flush
quoins, coped gables and moulded kneelers, and gable ashlar ridge stacks with
moulded drips. Stone slated roofs. L-plan house with lower earlier range to
west, and a central lobby entrance range to the east, at right angles to the main
range. Earlier range south elevation. Two storeys, three bays, the western bay
possibly remodelled. Dorway with quoined surround and substantial lintel in the
angle of the two ranges, the eastern quoins obscured by the later range. To west,
stacked former recessed chamfer mullioned windows, the ground floor opening
formerly of 5-lights now with a single surviving mullion, the first floor opening
formerly 4 light, with all mullions removed. C20 casements in old stone
surrounds. Further to the west a blocked doorway, against the line of the stack.
At the west end, a C19 stable doorway. East range, east elevation. Two storeys
and attics, three bays with plain central doorway and C20 door. 3-light chamfer
mullioned window to south of doorway. C20 casement with transom lights beneath
deep lintel to north. Two 2-light and one 3-light chamfer mullioned windows to
first floor, the central window lower than the outer wo. South end elevation
roughcast, with a 5-light recessed chamfer mullioned window with transoms to the
ground floor, and a 4-light window with transoms to the first floor, both openings
with dripmouldings. 3-light blocked recessed chamfer mullioned attic window.
Inerior. Substantial oak ceiling timbers and spine beams and, in the east range,
two finely wrought stone hearths with massive lintels and chamfered surrounds,
below well-made relieving arches.

Listing NGR: SK3326279682

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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