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Dean Head Farmhouse, Hunshelf

Description: Dean Head Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 September 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 333832

OS Grid Reference: SE2693000196
OS Grid Coordinates: 426930, 400196
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4978, -1.5955

Location: Dean Head Lane, Hunshelf, Barnsley S36 8YR

Locality: Hunshelf
County: Barnsley
Country: England
Postcode: S36 8YR

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Listing Text

(east side),
7/52 Dean Head Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Cross-wing is late medieval in origin the rest late C17; C19 addition
to right and C19 and C20 alterations. Coursed rubble, stone slate roof. L-shape
plan. Two storeys, 2-room cross-wing, 2-room house-body. The cross-wing .
projects to left. The house-body has 2 later entrances to the left and a later
casement to the right above which is a former 3-light double-chamfered window
(mullions removed). Brick stacks, one to right end of house-body. Rear: various
C19 and C20 casements. A small square, chamfered fire window survives to the
house-body. The left return (of the cross-wing) has been rebuilt in the Cl9 and
C20 and has casement windows.
Interior: a single truss surviving in the centre of the cross-wing has a jowelled
post on right side with chamfered curved brace to tie-beam. Re-used purlins.
A girding beam runs along the right wall of the cross-wing at lst-floor height.
The house-body roof is divided into 3 unequal bays by open trusses incorporating
re-used cruck timbers.
P. F. Ryder, Report for South Yorkshire Archaeological Unit, 8th January 1982.

Listing NGR: SE2694800174

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Source: English Heritage

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