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Amber Valley (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 34512 43194


SK 34 43 PARISH OF DUFFIELD TOWN STREET 7/30 (West Side) 13.2.67 No 56 The Ferns GV II House. Said to have been built in 1756. Red brick with sandstone dressings. Welsh slate roof hidden behind a coped parapet. Two brick ridge stacks. Stone quoins, first and second floor stone sill bands. Stone dentil eaves cornice. Chamfered stone plinth. Three storeys. Broad symmetrical three bay east elevation. The centre bay advanced with quoins and a dentilled pediment. Venetian door with moulded stone surround and stepped keyblock. Raised and fielded panelled door with narrow side lights and a traceried fanliqht. Flanked on each side by glazing bar sashes under chanelled stone lintels with stepped keyblocks. To the left, a doorway with rusticated surround, basket arch and raised and fielded panelled door. The first floor has a central glazing bar sash with moulded architrave and stepped keyblock, flanked on each side by glazing bar sashes under channelled stone lintels with stepped keyblocks. Three similar but smaller windows above. The interior has a dogleg open string staircase with ramped handrail and stick balusters. Segmental arch across the entrance hall before the staircase. Tall staircase window. Chimneypiece with carved surround; another similar chimneypiece in an upstairs room.

Listing NGR: SK3451243194


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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: 04 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/02689/22
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Holt. Source Historic England Archive
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