Description: Farm Buildings to West of Stonebeck Gate Farmhouse
Date Listed: 6 October 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 327989
OS Grid Reference: NZ7144805329
OS Grid Coordinates: 471448, 505329
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4384, -0.8999
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NZ 70 NW DANBY STONEBECK GATE LANE
7/70 Farm buildings to west
6/10/69 of Stonebeck Gate
listed as part of out-
buildings SW of house)
Planned farm layout, incorporating buildings for all farming
purposes in continuous ranges around a courtyard. 1832 dated and
named G. & A. Walker on keystone of arch on south face. Coursed
tooled sandstone, some (possibly re-used) with herringbone.
Pantiled roofs with stone copings and kneelers. All doors and most
openings boarded, under heavy lintels. Near-square plan with north-
South front has large central rebated segmental entrance arch with
cut voussoirs and inscribed keystone with sunflower ornament. Left
cartshed has 2 rebated entrances with chamfered corners. Right 2
boarded doors to byre, with loft over. Inner face shows stone
stairs, with kennel under, to granary over cartshed.
West face, to road, is imposing and near-symmetrical. Square
central dovecot with pyramidal roof is flanked by 1-storey stables
and l½ storey gabled end sections. Blocked segmental carriage arch,
with cut voussoirs and lion mask on keystone, in dovecot. Inserted
pitching door over, and another in the left gable; 3 small openings
above 3 slit vents in right section. Internally there are 5 stable
doors and pigeon entrance high in the dovecot.
The north range has byres and loose boxes with lofts overs; 3 doors,
2 pitching doors above and a pattern of slit vents. At north-east
corner a barn of 2 full storeys, end on, with lower, projecting
horse-engine house. Internally are 3 stable doors in centre, 2
plain doors at ends, slit vents above and a blocked owl hole.
Block kneelers and slightly-swept roof.
The east range has 1-storey pigsties to west of barn; barn has 2
doors and 2 alternately-set loading doors over. Pigsty wall is
blank but inner face shows 3 boarded doors and segment-arched
feeding chutes. Loose-box in corner of barn to left.
A well-preserved example of an earlier C19 planned farm.
Listing NGR: NZ7144805329
Source: English Heritage
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