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Thorncliff Barn, Hollingworth

Description: Thorncliff Barn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 212517

OS Grid Reference: SK0022696830
OS Grid Coordinates: 400226, 396830
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4682, -1.9980

Location: Hollingworth, Tameside SK14 8JJ

Locality: Hollingworth
County: Tameside
Country: England
Postcode: SK14 8JJ

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Listing Text

SK 09 NW
5/59 Thorncliff Barn


Tithe barn. C17 or early C18. Squared rubble with hammer-
dressed stone dressings and corrugated plastic roof. 5 bays
with central opposed cart entries. Projecting plinth, stone
quoins, 2 rows of vents and 3 buttresses which are weathered
4 times. A fourth buttress has been removed from bay 1
during some rebuilding when a C19 door and window were
inserted. 2 buttresses (as above) to right gable which has
an inserted door (C19) and a loft hatch above. The rear is
identical, but retains all 4 buttresses. Interior: 4 king-
post fish-bone pegged oak trusses with slightly cambered tie
beams. Some of the original truss members have been
replaced. C20 lean-to stabling at rear is not of special

Listing NGR: SK0022696830

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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