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Description: Barn Approximately 2 Metres East of Stable House Farmhouse
Date Listed: 15 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 274762
OS Grid Reference: SK0391447119
OS Grid Coordinates: 403914, 347119
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0214, -1.9431
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KINGSLEY C.P. BLACK LANE, Whiston
SK 04 NW
- Barn approx. 2m
east of Stable
Barn (possibly also a workshop). Early to mid-C19 with C20 alteration.
Moulded copper-slag blocks with sandstone ashlar dressings; tiled roof;
verge parapets; small ridge stack to left of centre. 2-storey front
of four 2-light chamfered mullioned windows inset from right over 4
openings, all except centre door have been enlarged or inserted; part
of original 2-light window (as first floor) remains to right. Round-
arch entrance to right gable end over a flight of steps. Apart from
a small shed this group, consisting of house (q.v.) and 2 barns (q.v.)
is the only example in the locality made from such an unusual material.
The smelting site lay approximately 200m north of the group and was
possibly a model to promote a wider distribution of the blocks, which
was never achieved. It is also quite conceivable that the name of
the lane is derived from the extraordinary inky irridescence of the
Listing NGR: SK0391447119
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Source: English Heritage
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