Description: Barn with Engine House and Attached Cart Lodge with Loft Over, at North West End of Drummer Hill Far
Date Listed: 30 October 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 333134
OS Grid Reference: NZ5698007560
OS Grid Coordinates: 456980, 507560
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4602, -1.1225
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5/76 Barn with engine
house and attached
cart lodge with
loft over, at
north-west end of
Barn with engine house and attached cart lodge with loft (formerly
granary) over. Early C19 of different builds with mid C19 engine
house; later alterations. Coursed squared herringbone-tooled stone,
cart lodge of red brick at rear; pantile roof with stone coping and
ridge. 3 + 4 bays, with straight joint between. 3 left bays;
blocked door; slit vent; stone steps up to loft door with 2 small
openings to its left. 4-bay barn on right. Stable door to 2nd bay
with stone lintel; small window to left. Continuous eaves band.
Rear: barn has slit vents and eaves band. On left is gabled engine
house which has 2 small openings with C20 glazing and to right
return a board door on right of pier and window to left. Cart
lodge has 2 elliptical arches with old hinges set in stones and C20
board doors; slit vents, some blocked; 2 loft openings with board
shutters; stone eaves band. Interior: cart lodge has brick piers
supporting collared trusses. Barn has stone piers supporting iron
bolted and braced king-post roof trusses and 2 tiers of tusk-tenoned
purlins; mortices in walls indicate there was formerly a loft to 2
right-hand bays. Engine house retains engine wheel which springs
from stone base and has central iron post with wooden braces up to
the cross-beams which support the wheel.
The in-situ horse engine is a rare example. It is illustrated in
M. Hartley and J. Ingilby, Life in the Moorland of North-east
Yorkshire (1972), pl.119.
Listing NGR: NZ5698007560
Source: English Heritage
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