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Description: Outbuilding Circa 30 Metres North of Clarkson's Fold Farm
Date Listed: 13 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 185936
OS Grid Reference: SD5710433968
OS Grid Coordinates: 357104, 433968
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8002, -2.6527
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SD 53 SE HAIGHTON COW HILL
8/89 Outbuilding c.30 metres
north of Clarkson's
Former farmhouse with integral barn and shippon, probably C17, altered,
now used as store and shippon. Cruck frame with cladding of hand-made
brick on stone plinth (part rendered), steeply-pitched roof of corrugated
sheet covering remains of thatch. Rectangular 4-bay plan (not
corresponding to cruck trusses), with 2-bay end-baffle-entry house at
south end and 2-bay barn and shippon continued to the north.
One-and-a-half storey house, facing west, has board door at right-hand
end, a square fixed window with glazing bars to this bay, a larger 16-pane
sashed window to the next (both these damaged) and a 2-light sliding
sash further left; barn has a door to the shippon at the left end, double
doors to the 2nd bay. South gable has a 2-light attic window; rear has a
16-pane sashed window to the south bay, a small sliding sash to the next,
and beyond this a door with a boarded window to the left of it and a fixed
square window to the right. Interior: 3 full cruck trusses; the 1st
making the partition between the barn and the shippon, with tie beams,
yoke, and dorsals carrying trenched purlins with curved windbraces to the
inner side; the 2nd, about the middle of the 2nd bay of the house, with
front blade of inferior scantling (perhaps altered); and the 3rd, close to
the right gable and enclosing a brick stack, with tie beam and yoke,
collar missing, carrying purlins trenched into the blades, with curved
windbraces on the inner side. House has intermediate partition of timber
framing and wattle and daub, 1/4-turn staircase in the angle between this
and the front wall giving access to lofts over both rooms; barn divided
from house by full-height brick wall; lofted shippon with one single and
2 double stalls, the partitions apparently original (and still used for 5
Listing NGR: SD5710433968
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