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Home Farmhouse and Associated Farm Buildings

A Grade II* Listed Building in Shipley, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.9939 / 52°59'38"N

Longitude: -1.3514 / 1°21'5"W

OS Eastings: 443629

OS Northings: 344261

OS Grid: SK436442

Mapcode National: GBR 7FL.74Z

Mapcode Global: WHDGP.60QM

Entry Name: Home Farmhouse and Associated Farm Buildings

Listing Date: 14 October 1974

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1335340

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78824

Location: Shipley, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE75

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley

Civil Parish: Shipley

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Cotmanhay and Shipley Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 14/01/2013

SK 44 SW

(East Side)
Home Farmhouse and associated farm


Model farm and attached farmhouse. 1861 by W E Nesfield, restored
from 1980 onwards. Built for Alfred Miller-Mundy of Shipley Hall.
Red brick, with sandstone and buff brick bandings, and blue brick
copings to the plinths. Sandstone dressings, those to the house
now painted. Half hipped plain tile roofs to farm buildings with
geometric designs in red tiles and blue tile banding, also with
crested ridge tiles. Farmhouse also has a tiled roof with similar
designs, plus stone coped gables with ridge finials, large brick
side wall stacks and a scrolled weathervane to top of the tower
which has a decorated pyramidal roof. Farmhouse and buildings
are grouped round three sides of a courtyard, the farmhouse to the
south-east corner with the dairy attached to east side and the farm
buildings attached to west. 'Old English' style. The farmhouse is
single storied with attics and has a square tower to north-east corner.
South elevation has an advanced gabled bay with casements to central
bay window below and 2-light casement window above, with chamfered
lintel and pointed relieving arch filled with decorative brickwork.
To west,low range with two cambered headed casements. East elevation
has narrow pointed window with decorative brickwork in relieving arch
to south and the tower to north with an attached archway between to
east, leading through to the dairy. The archway has a segmental
brick head with carved roundels on the stone impost blocks. The
tower has casement windows below a decorative upper storey with
stone stringcourse, geometric designs in coloured brickwork and
above stone and brick banding with 2-light openings to north and
east sides. The octagonal dairy to east has brick banding to base
and large casement windows above to north and east. Just below the
eaves to north-west, north-east, south-east and south-west are
chamfered 2-light windows with cusped circular openings. South
elevation has a stone plaque inscribed 'AMM'. The roof (presently
untiled) has a wooden dovecot to top with arcaded sides. Interior,
formerly with Albert Moore decorations, now has slate shelves and
some painted decoration. Farm buildings on west side of house
consist of north range of pigsties with cowsheds to west and
attached west range with a stable to north, large carriage arch to
centre and more stabling to south, ending in a circular dovecot.
Pigsties are single storey and have cambered brick arches into the
sties and brick walls to front with inset stone feeding troughs.
Cowsheds to west have five stable doors with cambered headed
windows to sides, also to the east end is another stone feeding
trough. Western range has segment headed doorcase with stable door
to north, the central flat archway on wooden brackets and another
flat headed stable door to south with wide double doors beyond.
Attached to south-west corner of these stables is the dovecot which
has brick banding to base with a sawtooth band to the top and stone
and brick banding over. Lower stage has cambered headed narrow window
and above it has louvred openings. Conical roof has gableted openings
on projecting corbels on north, south, west and east and is
topped by a sunburst finial. Buildings to south are not
included in the listing. Coadestone fountain and ornamental
wrought iron gates with bird motifs being restored.

Sources: C Eastlake - 'A History of Gothic Revival'.

Listing NGR: SK4362944261

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