Description: Group of Farmbuildings to North-West of High Barns Farmhouse
Date Listed: 24 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 239799
OS Grid Reference: NY9203167867
OS Grid Coordinates: 392031, 567867
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0053, -2.1261
ACOMB HIGH BARNS
NY 96 NW
4/39 Group of farmbuildings
to north-west of
High Barns Farmhouse
Farmbuildings, mid-C19 remodelling of early C18 fabric. Rubble with tooled-and-
margined ashlar dressings; graduated Lakeland slate roofs. L-plan block on north
and east of yard, linked by wall to detached range on west. All parts have coped
gables with moulded kneelers. North range 2 storeys, 4 bays: 2 pairs of
segmental arches with 4 windows over and pigeon holes beneath eaves. Left
return shows pair of chamfered loops with lancet above. East range 2 storeys
1 bay: stable door in chamfered alternating-block surround with part-slatted
window on right; right return shows boarded door and evidence of heightening
from steep C18 pitch. Rear elevation shows boarded doors, slit vents, and slab
with circular aperture for drive shaft from former gin-gang.
West range 1 storey, 2 wide bays: double doors under segmental arch to right,
boarded door in chamfered alternating-block surround to left, slit vent between.
Left return shows chamfered segmental arch with lancet in gable above. Included
for group value.
Attached sheds and outbuildings not of interest.
Listing NGR: NY9203167867
Source: English Heritage
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