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Farmbuilding Group to North of Barnforth Hall, Barforth

Description: Farmbuilding Group to North of Barnforth Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111598

OS Grid Reference: NZ1639216751
OS Grid Coordinates: 416392, 516751
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5458, -1.7481

Locality: Barforth
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL2 3RT

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Listing Text


4/9 Farmbuilding group
to north of
Barforth Hall


Planned farmbuildings. Late C18 with early C19 wheel-house. Rubble with cut
quoins and tooled-and-margined dressings. Stone slate roofs except for Welsh
slates on wheel-house, C20 metal sheets on adjacent cartshed, and pantiles on
east range outshut. Ranges around yard open to south; wheel-house to rear of
north range.

Elevations to yard: north range 2 storeys, 4 bays. Boarded double doors in
tall segmental arch. To right window with keyed lintel; 2 part-slatted
windows above. East range 2 storeys, 3 bays. 2 stable doors with keyed
lintels, and windows (the upper slatted) with tooled-and-margined lintels.
Far left stone stair to boarded upper door. Right return shows boarded
pitching door. West range in 2 parts: 2-storey left section with boarded
pitching door; right single-storey 4-bay shelter shed with tooled-and-margined
piers, timber lintels and later infill.

External elevations: Hexagonal wheel-house to north has boarded door and 3
blocked windows; attached cartshed to left. Outshut at rear of east range
shows 3 stable doors and 2 small windows.

Interior: east range has reset Cl6 ceiling: 7 deeply-moulded transverse beams
with 14 roll-moulded joists to each bay. This may be from the west range of
Barforth Hall, demolished in the early C19.

Listing NGR: NZ1639216751

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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