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South Sitch

A Grade II* Listed Building in Idridgehay and Alton, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.0349 / 53°2'5"N

Longitude: -1.5718 / 1°34'18"W

OS Eastings: 428810

OS Northings: 348709

OS Grid: SK288487

Mapcode National: GBR 5B1.RDX

Mapcode Global: WHCF1.TZP8

Entry Name: South Sitch

Listing Date: 13 February 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1109057

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79019

Location: Idridgehay and Alton, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE56

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley

Civil Parish: Idridgehay and Alton

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Idridgehay St James

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 24 NE
South Sitch
13.2.67 II*
House. Dated 1621 but with evidence of an earlier house within, and with
additions in 1842. Close studded timber framed main range, rising from a stone
plinth, with off-centre brick ridge intermediate stack, and gabled thatched
roof with scalloped ridge. Two bay front with angle braces to centre and ends
at first floor level. C20 casement frames with leaded lights in enlarged openings.
North west end of ground floor single storey c20 bay with thatched roof, south east
end of C20 glazed conservatory. C19 gabled open porch to off-centre doorway, with
four-centred arched head, and thatched roof. Oak door with gothic glazing to upper
part, within the porch. North west gable end has 4 and 5-light and blocked 5-light
mullioned windows. South east gable has small 4-light attic window, 3-light
mullioned first floor window, and enlarged ground floor windows. Gable has slightly
cambered tie beam, and angle braces from joweled corner post. North west gable tie
beam has date 1621 and initials of George and Millicent Mellor. Roughcast two
storeyed wing to north east, dated 1842, with stone slated roof, with gabled porch
bearing date on four-centred arched lintel and intermediate ridge stack of brick with
octagonal shafts. Interior: much exposed timber framing, with substantial ceiling
spine beams and joists. Good C17 stone hearth to corner at north west end. Newel
staircase, and a timber framed smoke hood to attic.

Listing NGR: SK2881048709

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