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Breach Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Denby, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.0248 / 53°1'29"N

Longitude: -1.3887 / 1°23'19"W

OS Eastings: 441096

OS Northings: 347678

OS Grid: SK410476

Mapcode National: GBR 7F4.9QW

Mapcode Global: WHDGG.M7XF

Entry Name: Breach Farmhouse

Listing Date: 25 November 1963

Last Amended: 20 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1109168

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78779

Location: Denby, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE5

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley

Civil Parish: Denby

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Denby St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

2/1 (East Side)
Breach Farmhouse
25.11.63 (formerly listed in
Codnor Parish as
'Codnor Breach Farm-
house, Denby Common')

Farmhouse. 1600 with early C18 rear additions and C20 alterations
and additions. Original farmhouse is of coursed squared sandstone
with sandstone dressings and quoins, window openings now mostly
replaced in concrete, plus steeply pitched red plain tile roof with
large central brick ridge stack and moulded stone copings on moulded
kneelers to all gables. Rear additions are of red brick with
vitrifed headers and have stone dressings and plain tile roofs with
a brick gable stack to north of the western range. There is also a
C20 pebbledashed lean-to across back of rear ranges. Two storeys
plus attics and three bays. Main elevation has central, gabled,
two storey porch with chamfered flush quoined doorcase under drip-
mould and with C20 plank door. To either side the porch has small
circular windows with dripmoulds, and beyond to either side are
large C20 concrete 3-light recessed and chamfered mullion windows,
also with dripmoulds. Above are two large C20 single pane case-
ments in recessed concrete openings with dripmoulds over and above
in the porch is an original C17 single light recessed and chamfered
window with dripmould. Immediately over this in the gable, is a
diamond shaped plaque inscribed 'RCC 1600'. To either side of
porch are similar circular windows to those below. Above again to
either side are full gabled dormers with recessed and chamfered
2-light mullion windows with dripmoulds, in concrete. West gable
wall has similar windows also replaced in concrete. Rear additions
have C20 windows under C18 stone dripmoulds. Each northern gable
has two oval brick windows with four keystones. Interior has
inglenook fireplaces and in attic is part of a staircase removed
from Alfreton Hall.

Listing NGR: SK4109647678

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