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Skegby Manor House & Kruck Cottage

Skegby has a number of interesting buildings and features which can be discovered on the Skegby Heritage Trail. 

Skegby Manor House

Skegby Manor House is found on Mansfield Road, Skegby opposite the end of Buttery Lane. 

Originally constructed by Godfrey Spigurnel (Sergeant to King John) in the early 1200s. This is one of only two Norman Manor Houses surviving in Nottinghamshire, although both are in ruins. The other is Wansley Hall in Lower Bagthorpe, also in Ashfield.

Skegby Manor House is a Scheduled Ancient Monument. It slowly became disused as the descendants of the Spigurnels constructed and moved into Skegby Hall a little further along the road, which is now converted into apartments.

The Manor House is on private land but can easily be seen from the road.

Kruck Cottage

This magnificent timber framed property is believed to be the oldest inhabited Cruck framed residential property in Nottinghamshire. It dates back to the late 15th century with a Georgian extension.

In the courtyard is a largely rebuilt Dovecote that has been converted in to a residential property and an ancient cow shed, which has also been converted in to a private residence.

The property is in private ownership and is not open for visits.