Description: Force Head Farmhouse and Railings
Date Listed: 16 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 323141
OS Grid Reference: SD8717089302
OS Grid Coordinates: 387170, 489302
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2992, -2.1986
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HAWES EAST END, Gayle
SD 88 NE
20/118 Force Head, Farmhouse and
railings (formerly listed as
16.1.52 'Foss' Head Farmhouse)
House and railings. House dated 1711, early C19 railings. Coursed rubble,
stone slate roof, wrought-iron railings. House: 2 storeys, 2 bays. Central
4-panel door below overlight in architrave with capitals and keystone dated
1711 (the date having been carved recently after its discovery on a roof
timber), cornice and detached pediment. Paired 16-pane sash windows in
architraves with flat-faced mullions. Drip-mould over ground floor except
where broken by doorway. End stacks. In front of house, low rubble
retaining wall, with simple railings and central gate with cast-iron urn
finials to standards.
Listing NGR: SD8717089302
Source: English Heritage
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