Curbar Lock-Up

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Overview

Alternative Names   The Roundhouse

Nation   England

County   Derbyshire

Location   250 yards north east of Lane Farm, Bar Road,  Curbar

Map location   in the vicinity

Year opened   1780

Year closed   Unknown

Century of Operation   1700-1799

Building Type   Lock-Up

Remarks   Grade II listed. Situated in a private garden but visible from public footpath. Possibly also used as a pest house and later converted into a dwelling

Descriptions

'Lock-Up 250 yards north east of Lane Farm (Formerly Listed as Round House Building) II Lock-up. Late C18. Coursed rubble gritstone with a conical roof of stepped squared masonry on a square ground floor base. Single bay, two storeys, with a plain doorway with massive surround to the south west elevation. South east elevation has stacked square window openings with plain surrounds. North east elevation has external ashlar stack with stone chimney pot.'

Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'Lock-Up 250 Yards North East of Lane Farm', Curbar, LEN1088216

'built around 1780, with an unusual conical-shaped roof.' 'It has just two rooms one up one down.' 'One local tradition says that was used as a pest house.'

Derbyshire Heritage, 'Curbar Lock-Up'

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SOURCES

    Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'Lock-Up 250 Yards North East of Lane Farm', Curbar, LEN1088216

  • https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1088216
  • Roy's Blog, 'DERBYSHIRE. Lock-ups at Alfreton, Cromford and Curbar.' (09 April 2013)

  • http://roys-roy.blogspot.com/2013/04/lock-ups-at-alfreton-cromford-and.html
  • Derbyshire Heritage, 'Curbar Lock-Up'

  • http://www.derbyshireheritage.co.uk/Menu/Curiosities/curbar-lock-up.php

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