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Westhorpe Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Killamarsh, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.3151 / 53°18'54"N

Longitude: -1.3189 / 1°19'8"W

OS Eastings: 445470

OS Northings: 380014

OS Grid: SK454800

Mapcode National: GBR MZ73.7B

Mapcode Global: WHDDY.QX4Y

Plus Code: 9C5W8M8J+2C

Entry Name: Westhorpe Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 November 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253115

English Heritage Legacy ID: 436250

ID on this website: 101253115

Location: Westthorpe, North East Derbyshire, S21

County: Derbyshire

District: North East Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Killamarsh

Built-Up Area: Killamarsh

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Killamarsh St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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SK 48 SE
1263-/3/10000 Westhorpe Farmhouse

Farmhouse. Early C17, possibly incorporating elements of an
earlier dwelling, now with C20 alterations and additions. Coursed
rubble Coal Measures sandstone, now almost wholly concealed by
smooth cement renders, with sandstone dressings, plain gables,
one gable and one ridge stack, both C19 brick. Pantiled roof,
with Welsh slated and stone slated eaves, replacing stone slate
covering. L plan house, with C20 offshuts to south (front)
elevation and west elevation, the latter with a C18 two storeyed
offshut to the rear range. South elevation. Two bays, two storeys
and attics, now with C17 doorway concealed with C20 half glazed
porch, which adjoins rendered flat roofed extension to ground
floor west bay. Massive chamfered surround and lintel to off-
centre C17 doorway, with planked and braced door hung from
contemporary strap hinges. To the east, former two-light recessed
chamfer mullion window sits beneath continuous drip mould serving
doorway. C20 two light casement replaces mullion here, and to
first floor two-light window above. West bay with former three
light window beneath former two-light window above. West gable
with off-centre stacked 2 light windows, formerly all mullioned,
now with attic window with mullion, and blocked light, first
floor with surviving mullion and ground floor without mullion.
Gable apex unrendered. Two bay rear wing with two ground floor
C17 window openings now without mullions, and beneath rendered
continuous drip mould. Single first floor opening with C20 two-
light casement. North gable unrendered, with stacked former two-
light chamfer mullion windows with drip moulds. Attic window
blocked, first floor window with mullion removed, ground floor
enlarged to farm doorway. Lean-to addition to east sidewall, with
two light window above shuttered opening, and to the north a
flight of stone steps leading to first floor doorway. East gable
with two blocked C17 single-light attic windows. Interior. Ground
floor hearth to west bay serves front range room and attached
rear range room. Remnants of smoke hood to first and attic floors
against east gable. C17 spine beams and joists, the former with
C17 chamfer stops, to front and rear ranges. Double purlin roof
carried on collar and tie beam trusses, with straight wind braces
on alternate sides and bays. Window stair against east gable,
with boarded door adjacent to first floor hearth. Stair newel in
attic with polygonal finial.

Listing NGR: SK4547080014

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