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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1109314



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Fenny Bentley

National Park: PEAK DISTRICT

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 05-Feb-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 80304

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SK 15 SE PARISH OF FENNY BENTLEY BUXTON ROAD 5/33 (East Side) 5.2.1952 Cherry Orchard Farmhouse and attached outbuildings


Pele tower, now farmhouse. Medieval and late C17. Coursed rubble limestone with sandstone dressings. Stone slate and plain tile roofs, stone coped gables with plain kneelers at the south end and stone coped gable at the north end. Stone gable end stacks. Two storeys. Three storey late Medieval tower projecting on the west side. Angle quoins and at the north west corner a large buttress with six set-offs. West elevation with a doorway to the ground floor and a doorway above with chamfered surround and small opening above again. South elevation with a later 2-light chamfered mullion window to the ground floor and a partly blocked 7-light mullioned and transomed window above. The crenellated parapet has been removed. Original stone newel staircase inside. West elevation of the house, three bays with a gable. Central doorway with stone surround and C20 wooden porch. Flanked on the left by a 2-light chamfered mullion window and on the right by a similar 3-light window. Central 3-light mullioned and transomed window above with a similar 2-light window to the left and a similar 3-light window to the right. In the gable above, a similar 2-light mullioned and transomed window. All the windows have C20 diamond leaded lights. Two storey outbuildings attached at the north end. It has been suggested that the tower is the gatehouse of the moated hall which stood nearby.

Listing NGR: SK1760050181

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National Grid Reference: SK 17600 50181


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