Description: Threshing Barn to East of Forest Lodge Farmhouse, and Barn Attached
Date Listed: 20 December 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 327948
OS Grid Reference: NZ6854406729
OS Grid Coordinates: 468544, 506729
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4513, -0.9444
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NZ 60 NE DANBY DANBY DALE
6/30 Threshing barn to
east of Forest
and barn attached
Small threshing barn dated 1832 on lintel panel, with initials L.D.
Taller barn attached on right dated 1863, L. Dale. Coursed,
herringbone-tooled sandstone. Small barn roof pantiled, taller
roof Welsh slate, both with stone copings and square kneelers.
Threshing barn 1½ storeys, 3 narrow bays. Central opposed doors.
Flanking slit vents; boarded pitching doors above slits. Cross
formed of black tiles in roof said to be holy sign to ward off evil.
Right bar 2 storeys, 2 bays. Boarded door with dated lintel, one
small blocked window and a boarded loft door.
Behind the threshing barn a circular raised stone platform for open-
air horse-driven threshing machine.
The threshing barn is the earliest building of a series built
between 1832 and 1867 by Leonard Dale, gradually building up a
complete planned farm around a handsomely-paved sloping yard.
Listing NGR: NZ6854406729
Source: English Heritage
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