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Latitude: 52.9099 / 52°54'35"N
Longitude: -1.5792 / 1°34'45"W
OS Eastings: 428398
OS Northings: 334796
OS Grid: SK283347
Mapcode National: GBR 5CL.HLK
Mapcode Global: WHCFT.Q462
Entry Name: Smerrills Farmhouse
Listing Date: 20 January 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1096603
English Heritage Legacy ID: 82590
Location: Bearwardcote, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE6
District: South Derbyshire
Civil Parish: Bearwardcote
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Etwall St Helen
Church of England Diocese: Derby
SK 23 SE PARISH OF BEARWARDCOTE SUTTON LANE
4/2 (South Side)
Farmhouse. Late C17, altered in late C19. Red brick with stone
and brick dressings. Double range slate roof with brick coped
gables and two large brick gable stacks, just inside the
copings. Plinth and first and second floor plain bands, as well
as plain bands at eaves level on gable walls and over the garret
windows. Square in plan, two bays and three storeys plus
garrets. South elevation has C20 lean-to porch over off-centre
doorcase with chamfered stone lintel. To either. side C19,
3-light casement windows, also under chamfered stone lintels and
to east another doorcase with panelled door and similar lintel.
Above two C19 3-light casements under chamfered lintels. Above
again similar, shallower windows. Similar windows to rear
elevation plus central stair windows at half landing level.
Gable walls have small garret windows in each gable. Interior
has inglenook fireplaces to two southern ground floor rooms, and
original, oak panelled doors in thick, staff moulded, oak frames
to ground and first floor rooms. Fine dogleg, turned baluster
staircase through four floors with moulded handrail, moulded
finials to stiles and wide oak treads. Attics and second floor
rooms have original oak plank doors. The staircase well and the
first and second floor rooms are unusual in never having been
plastered. Ground floor ceiling beams are ovolo moulded with
bar stops, elsewhere beams are chamfered with ogee stops.
Listing NGR: SK2839834796
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