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The Recreation Room tithe Barn and Dovecote

A Grade II* Listed Building in Morley, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.9645 / 52°57'52"N

Longitude: -1.4107 / 1°24'38"W

OS Eastings: 439675

OS Northings: 340956

OS Grid: SK396409

Mapcode National: GBR 6DK.455

Mapcode Global: WHDGN.9RG6

Entry Name: The Recreation Room tithe Barn and Dovecote

Listing Date: 2 September 1952

Last Amended: 6 November 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140415

English Heritage Legacy ID: 352284

Location: Morley, Erewash, Derbyshire, DE7

County: Derbyshire

District: Erewash

Civil Parish: Morley

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Morley St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 34 SE
1/81 (North Side)
The Recreation Room
2.9.52 (formerly listed as Tithe
Barn and Dovecote)

Tithe barn, converted into a house, now used for storage and
recreation room. C16. Coursed squared gritstone with gritstone
dressings and quoins. Plain tile roof with one brick stack in
the pitch of the roof. Two storeys. North elevation of four
bays. Central doorway with moulded round arch, ashlar spandrels
and hoodmould. C19 doorway set in, with ashlar jambs and plank
door. To the left is a 3-light recessed and chamfered mullion
window, a segmental arched cart entrance and a similar 3-light
window. To the right is a similar 3-light window, a C19 doorway
with stone lintel and a C19 gabled cart shed attached to north.
The first floor has four 3-light recessed and chamfered mullion
windows and a C19 doorway with plank door. West elevation has a
3-light recessed and chamfered mullion window to each floor, the
upper one altered and partly blocked. The south elevation has
one similar window and two massive buttresses. The interior has
a double purlin roof with diagonal queen posts and diagonal

Listing NGR: SK3967540956

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

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