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Cherry Orchard Farmhouse and Attached Outbuildings

A Grade II* Listed Building in Fenny Bentley, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.0486 / 53°2'55"N

Longitude: -1.7389 / 1°44'20"W

OS Eastings: 417600

OS Northings: 350181

OS Grid: SK176501

Mapcode National: GBR 489.Z1V

Mapcode Global: WHCDZ.8M6Q

Plus Code: 9C5W27X6+CC

Entry Name: Cherry Orchard Farmhouse and Attached Outbuildings

Listing Date: 5 February 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1109314

English Heritage Legacy ID: 80304

Location: Fenny Bentley, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE6

County: Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Fenny Bentley

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Fenny-Bentley St Edmund the King and Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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5.2.1952 Cherry Orchard Farmhouse and
attached outbuildings


Pele tower, now farmhouse. Medieval and late C17. Coursed rubble limestone with
sandstone dressings. Stone slate and plain tile roofs, stone coped gables with
plain kneelers at the south end and stone coped gable at the north end. Stone
gable end stacks. Two storeys. Three storey late Medieval tower projecting on
the west side. Angle quoins and at the north west corner a large buttress with
six set-offs. West elevation with a doorway to the ground floor and a doorway
above with chamfered surround and small opening above again. South elevation with a
later 2-light chamfered mullion window to the ground floor and a partly blocked
7-light mullioned and transomed window above. The crenellated parapet has been
removed. Original stone newel staircase inside. West elevation of the house, three
bays with a gable. Central doorway with stone surround and C20 wooden porch.
Flanked on the left by a 2-light chamfered mullion window and on the right by a
similar 3-light window. Central 3-light mullioned and transomed window above with
a similar 2-light window to the left and a similar 3-light window to the right. In
the gable above, a similar 2-light mullioned and transomed window. All the windows
have C20 diamond leaded lights. Two storey outbuildings attached at the north end.
It has been suggested that the tower is the gatehouse of the moated hall which
stood nearby.

Listing NGR: SK1760050181

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