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The Old Beeches

A Grade II Listed Building in Weston Underwood, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.9848 / 52°59'5"N

Longitude: -1.5781 / 1°34'41"W

OS Eastings: 428422

OS Northings: 343135

OS Grid: SK284431

Mapcode National: GBR 5BM.XGQ

Mapcode Global: WHCFF.Q7QM

Entry Name: The Old Beeches

Listing Date: 28 September 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1109068

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78946

Location: Weston Underwood, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE6

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley

Civil Parish: Weston Underwood

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Mugginton and Kedleston All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

2/104 (West Side)
The Old Beeches
House. Late C18. Red brick and rubblestone with stone dressings.
Welsh slate roof with stone coped gables with plain and moulded
kneelers. Brick ridge and gable stacks. Moulded stone eaves
cornice. L-plan, three storey south range, two storey north range.
Symmetrical three bay south elevation. Central doorway with gauged
brick lintel with stone keyblock. C19 half glazed door. Early C19
wooden porch supported on four chamfered wooden posts, with fretwork
frieze and ogee roof. To the right a blocked doorway with gauged
brick lintel with keyblock. On either side, glazing bar sashes
with painted brick lintels with keyblocks. Three similar windows
above and three similar but smaller windows above again, under the
eaves cornice. The rear elevation is of rubblestone and has a door-
way with a stone lintel pierced by a crudely cut oval light. Interior:
Entrance hall with a segmental arch and built-in cupboards with
dentil cornices. Open string dogleg staircase. Stick balusters and
wreathed and ramped handrail. The details are similar to the stair-
cases at Old Rectory Farmhouse and Church Farmhosue. The first
landing has rwo round-arched alcoves. Once ground floor room has
an Adamesque chimneypiece. The rear part is earlier and has beams
and an inglenook fireplace.

Listing NGR: SK2842243135

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