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Barn and Cattle Shelter Range Approximately 5 Metres North of Skaife Hall Farmhouse, Fewston

Description: Barn and Cattle Shelter Range Approximately 5 Metres North of Skaife Hall Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 331430

OS Grid Reference: SE1672155838
OS Grid Coordinates: 416721, 455838
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9983, -1.7464

Location: Fewston, North Yorkshire LS21 2PJ

Locality: Fewston
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: LS21 2PJ

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Listing Text

SE 15 NE
(west side, off)
2/38 Barn and cattle shelter
range approximately 5
metres north of Skaife
Hall Farmhouse

Barn and cattle shelter range. c1820. Coursed squared gritstone, ashlar
dressings, corrugated asbestos roof. L-shaped range: 9-bay, 2-storey south-
facing range with 2-bay barn attached to right. Main range: ground floor
formerly an open arcade of a round arches with impost bands, left bay
obscured by later low range, not of special interest. The inner face of
each pier has 3 notches to left and 3 slots to right to take wooden bars and
the left jamb stone to each arch is marked I to VII in incised Roman
lettering. A circular pitching eye over each arch; moulded stone gutter
brackets. Barn, south gable: circular opening ground floor right; left
return: central board door with tie-stone jambs, circular opening above and
square window to left. This range of farmbuildings is a type which was
developed on model farms in the late C18 and early C19, the cattle being
brought into sheltered aaccommodation with storage for hay above, next to
the yard. N Harvey, A History of Farm Buildings, 1970, p 115.

Listing NGR: SE1672155838

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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