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Ingham House with Attached Barn, Briercliffe

Description: Ingham House with Attached Barn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 March 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 184014

OS Grid Reference: SD8834634809
OS Grid Coordinates: 388346, 434809
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8094, -2.1784

Location: Black House Lane, Briercliffe, Lancashire BB10 3QU

Locality: Briercliffe
Local Authority: Burnley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB10 3QU

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Listing Text


3/8 Ingham House with attached
- II

Farmhouse, now house. C18, with attached barn probably C16, altered, now
warehouse. Coursed sandstone, stone slate roofs on 2 levels. House of 2
bays and 2 storeys with central ridge chimney, 2 square windows on each
floor (all with altered glazing) and lean-to porch at right hand end in
angle with projecting barn. Rear has full-height lean-to in equivalent
position, but is otherwise of less interest. Barn is of 3 bays, aisled on
both sides, with recessed wagon entrance in centre of front; exterior is of
less interest than interior, which contains a complete post-and-truss
timber frame of high quality; 3 frames (3rd frame c.30cm from stone gable
wall); stone stylobates c.l metre high; with braces to tie-beams and to
aisle plates; intermediate posts supporting scarf-joints (?) in aisle
plates of 3rd bay, and arch braces from these posts; king-post roof trusses
with angle struts; 2 pairs of large trenched overlapped purlins to the nave
and 2 pairs to each aisle; carpenter's marks, 1st bay now partitioned off
for inclusion in dwelling. Item is important example of surviving aisled
barns peculiar to this District of the County.

Listing NGR: SD8834634809

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Source: English Heritage

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