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Mansion House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Eckington, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3332 / 53°19'59"N

Longitude: -1.4324 / 1°25'56"W

OS Eastings: 437894

OS Northings: 381955

OS Grid: SK378819

Mapcode National: GBR LYFW.PW

Mapcode Global: WHDDW.ZH22

Entry Name: Mansion House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 31 January 1967

Last Amended: 7 July 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367030

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79571

Location: Eckington, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire, S8

County: Derbyshire

District: North East Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Eckington

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 ECKINGTON LIGHTWOOD LANE (Off)
SK 38 SE
1/92
Mansion House Farmhouse
31.1.67 (formerly listed as
Lightwood)
GV II
Farmhouse. Early C17, late C17 and restored 1981-3. Coursed
coal measures sandstone with quoins, coped gables, gable and
side wall stacks, and a stone slated roof. T-plan house, of at
least two builds. South elevation, two storeys and attics and
two storeys, two bays, with advanced gabled range to west end,
having stacked recessed chamfer mullioned windows, all beneath
hoodmoulds with stops. Ground floor window, formerly of
4-lights, now with only a single mullion remaining. 3-light
first floor window, and 2-light attic window. Doorway to side
range with quoined surround, massive lintel, and planked C20
door, the quoins to the west side of the doorway being partially
obscured by the adjacent range. To the east of the doorway, a
former 4-light recessed chamfer mullioned window, now with a
single mullion remaining beneath a hoodmould with stops. C20
joinery throughout. 4-light chamfer mullioned window beneath a
hoodmould survives on the west side wall, and a 3-light window
to the north rear wall. Other openings are recent additions.
Single storey addition to west links building to adjacent barn.
Interior. The principal range is divided internally by plank
and muntin screens. At ground floor level, C17 square panelling
has been planted on the back of the panelling. in the same room
there are remains of plaster cornice moulds. The roof structure
comprises tie beam trusses without collars or struts, carrying
double purlins and a ridge purlin. The building was restored
1980-83, when part of a cruck truss was found in the north gable
wall, together with a 3-light timber mullioned window.


Listing NGR: SK3789481955

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