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Church Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Alvaston, Derby

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Latitude: 52.8953 / 52°53'42"N

Longitude: -1.4192 / 1°25'9"W

OS Eastings: 439170

OS Northings: 333249

OS Grid: SK391332

Mapcode National: GBR PYR.ZG

Mapcode Global: WHDH1.5HG8

Plus Code: 9C4WVHWJ+48

Entry Name: Church Farmhouse

Listing Date: 10 November 1967

Last Amended: 27 April 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1216018

English Heritage Legacy ID: 401322

Location: Alvaston, Derby, DE24

County: Derby

Electoral Ward/Division: Alvaston

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Derby

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Alvaston St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Derby

Tagged with: Farmhouse

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SK 33 SE

No 5, Church Farmhouse

(Formerly listed as Church Farmhouse, CHURCH STREET)
(Formerly listed in the Rural District of South East Derbyshire)


House. C16; altered and extended C17; other alterations C19 and C20. Cruck-framed with close-studded side walls infilled and partly replaced by brick on stone plinth; thatched roof under corrugated sheeting. Two storey, two bay main range with partial outshut to north and with one storey and attic, one bay wing to west end. South side: main range has exposed left corner post and incomplete mid-floor rail beneath studding. C20 glazed door to right of centre; on its left a three-light casement with glazing bars beneath a two-light window having twelve-pane casements; two other casements to each floor. Boarded soffit to eaves overhang; brick stacks to right corner and in front of ridge on left. Wing set back on left: square framing with three-light, wooden-mullioned window, end stack.

North side: outshut on left; close studding to first floor of main range. Two doorways; two windows to each floor; two inserted roof dormers. Wing to right: exposed framing with two light casement on left of a doorway. Left return of main range has exposed cruck frame with spurs to corner posts and some stud infill. Right return: rebuilt in brick. Two sixteen-pane sashes below a twenty-pane sash.

Interior: two cruck frames of heavy scantling. Central room floored over in C17: wooden bressumer and heck post to fireplace; chamfered spine beam and joists have broach stops (those to spine beam repeated within passage to east). East room: C16 ceiling joists of heavy scantling resting on transverse beam and reset at higher level in C17 and room divided by stud partition with doorway. First floor: lime-ash floors. Crucks exposed but apex not visible; curved wind braces. West wing has cranked tie beam and cruck-like principals with crossed apex. Fully described and interpreted elsewhere.

See RCHM report (1980) also Derby Buildings Record 15 (1988).

Listing NGR: SK3917033249

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