Description: Barn Approximately 25 Metres South of Garthorpe Hall
Date Listed: 30 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 165393
OS Grid Reference: SE8476318930
OS Grid Coordinates: 484763, 418930
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6600, -0.7188
SE 81 NW GARTHORPE AND HIGH STREET
FOCKERBY (west side)
4/12 Barn approximately
25 metres south of
Threshing barn. Dated 1791. Red brick, rendered to south gable end.
Pantile roof. 2-storey height, 5 internal bays. East side has projecting
central bay with full-height waggon entrance beneath original timber lintel
with boarded upper section and inserted lintel with pair of harr-hung board
doors below. Side bays each have 2 tiers of 6 closely-spaced breather
slits. Stepped eaves. Raised brick-coped gables. West side is similar to
east, but with lower waggon entrance containing double board doors beneath
original timber lintel ( a reused section of timber frame). North gable end
has 2 tiers of 5 closely spaced breather slits, with central boarded
pitching hatch above flanked by X-shaped wrought-iron tie-bar ends. Gable
above has triple stepped breather slits and wrought-iron letters:
South gable end has similar arrangement of breather slits and pitching
hatch, and wrought-iron figures:
the 7, and probably the 6, having slipped out of position. Comparison with
other dated barns in the area suggests that 1791 is the more likely date.
Interior: 5-bay roof incorporates reused sections of oak timber framing;not
fully inspected. Range adjoining to west is not of special interest.
Listing NGR: SE8476318930
Source: English Heritage
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