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Manor Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Dronfield, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3022 / 53°18'7"N

Longitude: -1.4773 / 1°28'38"W

OS Eastings: 434933

OS Northings: 378485

OS Grid: SK349784

Mapcode National: GBR LZ37.ZZ

Mapcode Global: WHDF2.88SB

Entry Name: Manor Court

Listing Date: 5 September 1978

Last Amended: 7 July 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087768

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79515

Location: Dronfield, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire, S18

County: Derbyshire

District: North East Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Dronfield

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Dronfield St John Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

PARISH OF DRONFIELD GOSFORTH LANE
SK 37 NW
5/35
Nos 3,5,7,9, Manor
Court (formerly
5.9.78 listed as two
barns with covered
link on west side
of yard at
Manor Farm)
II
Houses, formerly farm outbuilding. Mid C17, with C19
alterations, converted 1985-6. Coursed squared coal measures
sandstone with quoins, coped gables with moulded kneelers, stone
slates and Welsh slates. Taller five bay range to south with
two bay offshut in east side at west end, two bay range at north
end, the two ranges linked by a covered bay. Main range, east
elevation, two storeys, five bays, with former threshing doorway
now with C20 segmental arch above glazed screen, and 2-light
openings with C20 casements and stone heads. The building has
nine roof bays, the two bays on either side of the threshing bay
being divided into two sub-bays by hammer beams, the hammer
posts having ornamental pendant finials, the arched braces
supporting them being morticed into wall posts resting on shaped
stone corbels. The principal trusses have collar and tie beams,
the trusses supporting double through purlins, with windbraces
above the upper purlin. At the south end, the offshut is
carried on full-height jowel posts, which are braced
longitudinally and transversely and which have a tie beam
linking the post to the offshut wall plate, together with a
raking strut on its upper surface supporting the offshut rafter.
Lower range at north end has two doorways with massive lintels
and quoined surrounds and small single light windows with C17
surrounds now all with C20 joinery. C20 doorway inserted
between earlier doors. Covered bay is an extension of the lower
roof. The buildings form part of the courtyard of Manor
Farmhouse, associated with the Manor House. The farmhouse was
replaced in the C19 by the present structure which is not
included in this list.


Listing NGR: SK3493378485

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