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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: 1257798



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

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 31-Jan-1997

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 463431

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SK07SE WATERSWALLOWS ROAD, Fairfield 616-1/2/103 (South side) Dakin Cottage and attached garden wall


Formerly known as: Fairfield Farm, Townend. WATERSWALLOWS STREET Fairfield. Farmhouse, now house. 1683, altered late C18 with C20 alterations. Coursed limestone rubble, with gritstone dressings, stone slate roof with coped gables, kneelers, cross finials and stone stacks. PLAN: T-plan. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Quoins. South garden front has 3 irregular windows. Off-centre 3-light flush mullion window with hood, to right two similar 2-light windows, to left a 4-light chamfered mullion window. Above central 4-light flush mullion window with hood flanked by similar single 2-light windows. East gable front has 2-light chamfered mullion window to right, and above central similar 3-light window. Beyond to left single storey C20 addition with stone doorway, glazing bar casement and 2 doors beyond. North gabled front has two C20 casements and above a similar casement. West front has ashlar doorway with hood supported on brackets and plank door, to left 3-light window in stone surround. Above 2 similar 2-light windows. North return front has blocked doorway to left with C20 2-light casement and 2-light casement to right, above similar 2-light window and to left a small circular opening. INTERIOR: has at first floor roof truss visible with staggered purlins, trenched into rafters. Beams to ground floor have protruding pyramidal stops. Possible original square headed fireplace survives to right-hand room. The left-hand unit reached internally through a chamfered doorway. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached crenellated garden wall, probably late C19, bears the Dakin crest (battleaxe in hand).

Listing NGR: SK0722674146

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National Grid Reference: SK 07226 74146


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