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Description: Barn and Attached Hay Barn Approximately 5 Metres North East of Pyefield House
Date Listed: 3 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 331175
OS Grid Reference: SE1996360338
OS Grid Coordinates: 419963, 460338
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0386, -1.6967
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DACRE MAIN STREET
SE 16 SE (east side, off)
8/46 Barn and attached hay
barn approximately 5
metres north-east of
Barn and attached hay barn. Barn dated 1828, hay barn possibly earlier.
For William Skaife. Coursed squared gritstone, graduated stone slate roof.
Barn of 3 bays, with l-bay extension to east, hay barn of 3 bays and built
parallel to and behind the barn. Barn, south side (to yard): central double
doors with splayed voussoirs; keystone with inscription, 'WS 1828'.
Flanking byre doors: to left with tie-stone jambs, to right with quoined
jambs. Shaped. kneelers and gable coping. Additional bay to right: cart
entrance with splayed voussoirs, small-paned side-sliding sash window above.
Range projecting at right angles not of special interest. Rear: outshut
behind bays 1 and 2, doorway opposite cart entrance. Hay barn: south east
corner is built into the rear outshut of the barn. Solid end walls, the
east wall pierced by a later or enlarged cart entrance. 2 pairs of rubble-
built tapering pillars between end walls. Shaped kneelers, gable coping.
Interior: barn has 4 queen-post trusses, hay barn, 2 queen-post trusses.
The hay barn of Dutch barn type but with a fixed roof was being adopted by
farmers in the early C19 throughout the country. Few have survived from
this date. N Harvey, A History of Farm Buildings in England and Wales,
1970, p 106.
Listing NGR: SE1996360338
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Source: English Heritage
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