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North East Derbyshire (District Authority)
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SK 36038 79405


PARISH OF DRONFIELD CROSS LANE SK 37 NE 6/31 Aston End II* 9.1.67 House. Medieval, with additions and alterations in C16, C17 and C19. Coursed rubble coal measures sandstone with quoins, plain gables, gable and ridge brick stacks and a stone slated roof. L-plan house, comprising a three bay range to east and a two bay crosswing to the east at the south end. The width of the northern part of the main range has been increased to provide small service rooms. Main range. West elevation, two storeys, three bays, generally with 2-light C20 casements with leaded lights, irregularly placed within the elevation. Two doorways, one to the north end bay, the other to the centre, both within plain openings undefined by dressings, and beneath modest lintels. The door to the north end is half glazed, the central door is planked and studded, both are C20. Crosswing range. South elevation, two storeys, three bays, the gabled end of the main range to the west end. Central doorway in a plain opening, and C20 half glazed door. Above, a C20 gabled dormer with a 2-light casement window. To the east end, a 5-light recessed chamfer mullioned window with C20 casements. To the west of the doorway a single light C17 opening, and within the gable, stacked 2-light casements, with flush stone frames. The ground floor window is mullioned. Interior. The main range to the west incorporates the substantial remains of an C16 hall, of at least three bays, with king post roof trusses supporting a single butt purlin roof. The truss to the centre of the house is fully exposed, and has a cambered tie beam with hollow chamfers to its lower edges, and a chamfered king post with curved braces rising to support the ridge purlin. The soffits of the tie beam, the principal rafters and the purlins to the adjoining bays have nail head ornament, the tie beam has a carved circular boss bearing a floral or fruit motif. These are the remains of the close studded partitions in the south bay at first floor level, and at ground floor level, between the main range and the crosswing. The crosswing contains two full height cruck trusses, which support single back purlins. The trusses have collar and tie beams and a ridge purlin set square and seated upon a yoke. Some windbraces survive.

Listing NGR: SK3603879405


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 13 Oct 2001
Reference: IOE01/05214/22
Rights: Copyright IoE David E. Whiteley. Source Historic England Archive
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