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Low Buildings Barn, Beckwithshaw

Description: Low Buildings Barn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 331561

OS Grid Reference: SE2761552470
OS Grid Coordinates: 427615, 452470
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9676, -1.5805

Location: Howhill Quarry Road, Pannal, North Yorkshire HG3 1QH

Locality: Beckwithshaw
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG3 1QH

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Listing Text

SE 25 SE (west side)

7/57 Low Buildings Barn

- II

Barn. Dated 1774. Coursed squared gritstone rubble, graduated stone slate
roof. 7 bays with aisle on east side of bays 5, 6 and 7 and a shallower low
central cart entrance under the same roof line. Quoins. Monolithic lintel
to cart entrance with the inscription: " MW "; inserted window bay 1.
Doorway to aisle bays in the left return has a large lintel and 3-part
jambs; a small square opening above. Bulbous kneelers, gable copings.
Rear: tall central cart entrance with quoined jambs and cambered arch; small
slit vents to left. Left return: byre door with monolithic jambs and lintel
to right. Interior: 6 roof trusses with raking struts; the tie beams
supported by 2 aisle posts at their east end. The aisle posts are of
slender crudely cut timbers, the post to truss 6 divides into 2 and a single
brace supports the tie beam. An interesting example of the use of smaller
trees and poorer timber in the later C18 compared to the remains of C17

Listing NGR: SE2761552470

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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