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Thornesfield Farmhouse and Attached Barn, Cowling

Description: Thornesfield Farmhouse and Attached Barn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 September 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 323587

OS Grid Reference: SD9673943778
OS Grid Coordinates: 396739, 443778
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8902, -2.0511

Location: Shop Lane, Cowling, North Yorkshire BD22 0LS

Locality: Cowling
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD22 0LS

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Listing Text

10.9.54 Thornesfield Farmhouse
and attached barn
(formerly listed as
Thornes Field)


Farmhouse and attached barn, probably both of mid to later C17 date. Rubble with
stone slate roof to house but asbestos to the barn. Two-storey farmhouse, of 2 units
with continuous outshut at rear. The entry is at the right hand end of the front,
protected by an enclosed stone porch, gabled with kneelers. Chamfered
triangular-headed doorway. There is an unmoulded doorway to the left hand room, but
the remaining openings are double chamfered mullion windows, with hoodmoulds to ground
floor, of 2 lights (formerly 4) and 3 lights (formerly 5) below, and 2 lights
(formerly 3), 2 and 2 (backing each mullion). The side and rear also have 2-light
mullion windows, those to rear lacking mullions, and one 5-light lacking only one
mullion. Two chimneys.
Interior of farmhouse: right hand room has a heck and 2 beams, with chamfered doorways
to the outshut and next room.
The barn has large quoins to 2 original outshuts at the front which have round-headed
small lights. A chamfered doorway stands in the recessed wall connecting the barn to
the house. Inside is a heavy truss resting on corbels.

Listing NGR: SD9673943778

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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