List of Buildings

Below are the 110 buildings held in the archive:

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1 Mill Lane
Dwelling
2 Mill Lane
Dwelling
2 The Cottages
Originally an outbuilding attached to Blake House Farm. Now part of the Saracen's Head.
3 Mill Lane
Dwelling
3 The Cottages
Originally an outbuilding attached to Blake House Farm. Now part of the Saracen's Head.
4 Mill Lane
Dwelling
Back Lane Farm
Occupies field 259 on the 1838 tithe map. Now a private dwelling.From at least 1929 to 1948, the Wheeldon family were in residence.
Baldungan
1960s dwelling on what was the orchard of Derby Lane Farm.
Benefield
Dwelling built in 1968 on the part of Derby Lane farm.
Birch House
Still a working farm. On the 1871 census it was described as "Birch House's" and contained two households. Now in Brailsford parish.
Blake House Farm
Former farm house
Brick and Tile Works
Located between Rough Lane and Shirley Bridge. On the "OS six inch (1881-1913) map of the village" it appears to consist of seven buildings with the brick…
Brynfields
Dwelling
Byways
Dwelling
Church Cottages
A terrace of three cottages, the southernmost built as a barn.No. 1Following the death of Gerald Wheeldon in 2017, it was for sale at £250,000 and consisted…
Church View Cottage
Dwelling. Formerly the police house.
Clubwood Lodge or Peat Hays
Appears on the tithe map at the most southern point of the parish as Clubwood Lodge. But on the "OS six inch (1881-1913) map of the village" it refers…
Corner Farm
Formerly a farm. Now a dwelling. Not on the tithe map but is on the 1901 map. For sale in 2015/16 for £695,000 and described as having gas central heating,…
Cornfield Cottage
A private dwelling built 1997.
Cow House
Mid C19. Red brick with tall plain tile roof. Single storey. Unequal T-plan with a long top stroke. West elevation has irregular arrangement of pairs and…
Creg Ny Baa
Dwelling
Ewehurst
Dwelling
Highlands
Dwelling
Hill Cottage
Dwelling
Holly Hill
Dwelling
Ittingston Farm
A small holding of 20 acres on Mill Lane. John and Ann Yeomans were recorded on the 1841 census. In 1871 it was called Shirley Cottage. In 1872 widowed…
Keston
1960s dwelling on what was the orchard of Derby Lane Farm.
Lancaster House
Dwelling. Originally part of Rushmore farm. Permission to convert from a barn to a dwelling granted in 1985/6 (planning ref. 1186/0723).
Lythmore
Dwelling built 1968 on what was the farmyard of Derby Lane Farm.
Mayflowers
Dwelling
Mickledore
Dwelling
Mount Farm
a.k.a Shirley Mount. Sold at auction with 18 acres in 1896, by David Rushton in 1900 and again in 1930 for £1,100.In 1921, Frances Chadwick, of Clubwood…
National School
Opened 19th May 1845 and enlarged in 1893, by subscription and aided by a parliamentary grant with about 48 pupils.The school was threatened with closure…
North Cottage
Semi-detached dwelling. Gross area 83 sq.m consisting of kitchen, sitting room, utility room, bathroom and two bedrooms.… In March 2017 it and South…
Oakdene
Dwelling
Old Rectory Barn
The listing states "Stable block now outbuildings.C19, incorporating crucks, possibly in-situ. Red brick with plain tile roof. Two storeys. Three bay south…
Outbuilding
On land occupied by Church Cottages
Outbuilding
Part of the Rectory.
Outbuilding
Part of the Rectory.
Park Lane Farm
Formerly a farm now a private dwelling. Home of the Normanshaws.
Reading Room
Believed to be what is now the first of the Church Cottages. In 1895 the Rev. W R linton was president. Described in Kelly's 1912 directory: "A reading…
Rhode Hurst
A poultry farm. Business sold at auction in 1940. Now a dwelling.
Rose Barn
Formerly an outbuilding of Derby Lane Farm. Converted to a private dwelling in 2004.
Rozel
Dwelling
Rushmore Farm
Dwelling. The barns of the farm were converted to Lancaster House and The Old Byre in the mid 1980s.
Saw Mill
Saw mill on the Osmaston Manor estate. c1845 by Henry Stevens of Derby. Coursed squared rock faced limestone with sandstone dressings. Stone slate roof…
Seasoning Shed
c1845 by Henry Stevens of Derby. Six iron posts supporting a pitched stone slate roof.
Sefton House
1960s dwelling on what was the orchard of Derby Lane Farm.
Shirley Brook
On Mill Lane opposite the mill. No longer exists. Incorporated into Shirley Mill farm. Occupies field 434 on the tithe map. Was sold at auction in 1844…
Shirley Hall Farm
The historic home of the Shirleys. Now a working farm offering bed and breakfast accommodation (www.shirleyhallfarm.com). The current building dates from…
Shirley House
A 1939 Arts and Crafts style house by George Eaton of Arthur Eaton & Son. An indoor swimming pool was built in 1990 which has since been converted to living…
Shirley Lodge
A farm in the SW of the parish accessible from Rodsley Lane. It consisted of about 270 acres when put up for sale by private treaty, in three lots, in…
Shirley Mill Cottage
Dwelling. Because of its location, it could have been part of Shirley Brook.
Shirley Mill Farm
Mentioned in Domesday, the current building is 19th century. It would appear that the farm and mill were often run as separate businesses.In 1906 permission…
Shirley Mill Pumping Station
"Shirley Conservation Area 02 - Origins & Development" refers to water being pumped into the village from the above until about 1960 when the village was…
Shirley Old Park
Is a working farm on Rodsley Lane.Was it, like Derby Lane Farm, multiple properties? The Ashbourne Polling District Poll Books list both Dakin and Goodall…
Shirley Park Farm
By 1851 Joseph Pegge, his family and five servants were farming here. They sold up in 1857 on the death of Joseph.In 1881, Joseph Dakin and his family…
South Cottage
Semi-detached dwelling. Gross area 86 sq.m consisting of kitchen, sitting room, utility room, bathroom and two bedrooms.… In March 2017 it and North…
St Michael's Church
Possible 11th century origin with a 14th century chancel and south aisle with an arcade of octagonal piers.The Parliamentary Commissioners of 1650, say…
Stable Block
Stable block with loft over. Mid C19. Red brick with plain tile roof. L-plan. Single storey with lofts. West elevation has small chamfered Gothic windows…
Summerfield
Dwelling
Sunny Bank
A six room dwelling.
Sunnyhurst
Dwelling
Thatch Lodge
It was probably spilt into more than one dwelling.Demolished and rebuilt in 2016.…
Thatched Cottage
Cottage.C17, with C19 and C20 alterations. Timber framed,encased in brick and pebble dash in C20. Thatched roof with rendered central stack and external…
The Archways
Was field 259 and had some sort of building on it in 1838. Now a private dwelling.
The Bungalow
Dwelling
The Butcher's Arms
Other than a reference to it in the Derby Mercury, nothing is known about it. Rumour in the village is it may have been Thirwell Farm.
The Corner Box
Dwelling. Originally part of The Wormsley converted sometime after 1995.
The Cottage
A private dwelling built 1997.
The Cottage
Dwelling
The Cottage
Dwelling
The Cottage
Demolished sometime after 1995. Replaced by The Cottage and Cornfield Cottage.
The Long Shed
Dwelling. Originally part of The Wormsley converted sometime after 1995.
The Old Byre
Dwelling. Originally part of Rushmore farm. Permission to convert from a barn to a dwelling granted in 1985/6 (planning ref. 1186/0723).
The Old Farmhouse
Originally known as Derby Lane Farm, it's now a private residential dwelling.The lower part of the building is believed to date from the 16th century,…
The Old Post Office
Former post office and bakery. Now a private dwelling and part of the Walker-Okeover estate.Wright's 1874 states that the wall letter box is cleared at…
The Old School
Originally the school part of the National School converted to a private single storey dwelling. The property consists of a kitchen, dining room, sitting…
The Old School House
Originally part of the National School. Now a private dwelling.
The Outlook
Cottage. Early C19. Red brick with plain tile roofs and decorative fretted barge boards. Central triple shafted ridge stack. Single storey plus attics.…
The Plateau
Formerly a poultry farm. Now a private dwelling.
The Rectory
Became a farm when W. A. Shirley moved to his new vicarage on Hall Lane in 1828.William Wheeldon who farmed here sold up in 1925.… Fred Hill sold…
The Ridings
Dwelling
The Saracen's Head
The Saracen’s Head Public House is dated 1791. It takes its name from the crest of the Shirley family which is a Saracen’s head, as Sewallis, an ancestor…
The Stables
Originaly agricultural buildings and part of Rushmore farm. Believed to have been converted to a dwelling in 1964 by the then owners of Swallows Flight.…
The Vicarage
According to "Wright's Directory of South Derbyshire 1874", the house was built in 1827 by W A Shirley. He moved in in January 1828. The listing states:……
The Wormsley
A farm but now a dwelling. Occupied by a Mr Cockram in 1945. Owned for many years by Norman and Helena Cholerton. Split into Wormsley Cottage, The Corner…
Thirwell Farm
Appears to date from the late 18th century. Now a dwelling. Rumoured to have been the Butcher's Arms.
Thurston
Dwelling
Wayside
Dwelling
Wesleyan Methodist Chapel
The 1851 church census indicated a capacity for 60 people. The building was used by the Wesley Reformers every Sunday afternoon and by the Primitives in…
West View
Dwelling
Willowdene
Dwelling
Withens
Dwelling
Wormsley Cottage
Dwelling. Originally part of The Wormsley converted sometime after 1995.
Yew Tree Cottage
Cottage. C17, enlarged 1950s. Originally timber framed though much of the frame has gone. Cement rendered with thatch roof. Brick ridge and gable end stacks.…

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