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The Birches

A Grade II Listed Building in Brampton, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2374 / 53°14'14"N

Longitude: -1.5106 / 1°30'38"W

OS Eastings: 432759

OS Northings: 371268

OS Grid: SK327712

Mapcode National: GBR 694.2WN

Mapcode Global: WHCD3.RWVH

Entry Name: The Birches

Listing Date: 31 January 1967

Last Amended: 30 August 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1117015

English Heritage Legacy ID: 393502

Location: Brampton, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire, S42

County: Derbyshire

District: North East Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Brampton

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Old Brampton Saints Peter and Paul

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

1264-0/2/92 (North side (off))
31/01/67 The Birches
(Formerly Listed as:
BASLOW ROAD, Old Brampton
The Birches)
House. Early C17, with C19 alterations and additions. Coursed
Coal Measures Sandstone, with ashlar gritstone dressings,
quoins, coped gables with moulded kneelers, and ashlar gable
chimneys. Stone slated roof. East elevation of 2 storeys and
attics, 5 bays, that to the north a late C19 addition, and
with a single-storey extension which links the house to an
adjacent outbuildings range. Double gabled front, with stone
spouts projecting from corners and from the central valley.
4-window front to C17 part, with off-centre doorway,
remodelled C19, with pointed arched head to a moulded stone
surround. 4-panelled doors, with pointed arched heads to 2
upper panels which are glazed. C19 hoodmould to doorway links
with C17 string course above flanking ground-floor windows.
These are enlarged 2-light chamfered mullioned openings with
C20 window frames having top-hung lights. 4 first-floor
windows beneath C17 string course, also enlarged, but
shallower than first-floor openings. Blocked 2-light chamfered
mullioned windows to attics, beneath hood moulds. West
elevation with gabled wing to south end, with single-light C17
openings formerly serving a staircase. The remainder of the
rear elevation consists of a long catslide roof. C19 bay to
north with stacked two-light mullioned windows in quoined
surrounds. Doorway to north end with chamfered quoined
surround. C20 door with integral fanlight.
INTERIOR: some exposed ceiling beams, C19 plain staircase, and
a C17 hearth with jowelled jambs and massive stone lintel.

Listing NGR: SK3275971268

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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