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Grange Farmhouse and Attached Garden Wall and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Overseal, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.7318 / 52°43'54"N

Longitude: -1.5626 / 1°33'45"W

OS Eastings: 429631

OS Northings: 314996

OS Grid: SK296149

Mapcode National: GBR 5FR.MRT

Mapcode Global: WHCGL.ZL2L

Plus Code: 9C4WPCJP+PX

Entry Name: Grange Farmhouse and Attached Garden Wall and Railings

Listing Date: 19 January 1967

Last Amended: 12 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096423

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82970

ID on this website: 101096423

Location: Overseal, South Derbyshire, DE12

County: Derbyshire

District: South Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Overseal

Built-Up Area: Swadlincote

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Overseal St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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5/38 (West Side)
19. 1.67 Nos 6 & 8, Grange
Farmhouse and
Attached Garden Wall
and Railings (formerly
GV II listed as No 8)

Farmhouse and attached garden wall and railings. Early C18,
late C18 and early C19 with minor later alterations. Red brick,
rendered to rear range, with gauged brick dressings. Two
storey, three bay early C18 range to rear has a steeply pitched
C20 plain tile roof with tall central brick ridge stack and
dentilled eaves band. Late C18 five bay, three storey part to
south end of front range has a graduated slate roof with brick
coped gables on moulded stone kneelers, brick gable stacks, a
central brick ridge stack and a bracketed painted stone cornice,
whilst the early C19 two storey, three bay part to north has a
graduated slate roof with brick coped gable to north on brick
kneeler, an external brick gable stack to north and an advanced
central pedimented bay. Late C18 part has central Tuscan
columned doorcase with plain entablature and double panelled
doors below a large fan traceried overlight. To either side
there are pairs of glazing bar sashes and above there are five
similar windows. Above again there are five smaller sashes, all
windows with flat gauged brick arches. Attached to north the
early C19 part has a full height semi-circular headed recess to
the centre bay with a glazing bar sash to ground floor. Similar
sash to south side and a blind similar sized recess to north.
Above, similar arrangement of windows and recess and above again
two small blind recesses below flat arches to either side. All
four sashes are very close to the front wall with the
architraves standing proud. Rear wing has a panelled C18 door
to east, C20 window to west and glazing bar sashes above.
Connected to the front of the house there are early C19 railings
with continuous dog rail and arrow head finials, and attached to
south end is a curtain wall with a blind recess and a semi-
circular headed doorcase with panelled semi- circular headed
door. Interior of late C18 part has remains of original open
well staircase with moulded ramped handrail and newels made up
of four knopped column on vase balusters. The balusters have
been replaced with iron scrolls. First floor south room has
early C19 recessed library shelves with reeded surrounds.

Listing NGR: SK2963114996

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