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Barn at Home Farm and Attached Wall on East, Stainborough

Description: Barn at Home Farm and Attached Wall on East

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 January 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 333929

OS Grid Reference: SE3202603279
OS Grid Coordinates: 432026, 403279
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5252, -1.5184

Location: Stainborough, Barnsley S75 3ET

Locality: Stainborough
County: Barnsley
Country: England
Postcode: S75 3ET

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Listing Text

1/54 Barn at Home Farm and
attached wall on east
15.1.79 (formerly listed as part
of Home Farm barn and
stable block at Home Farm)
Barn and attached wall. Probably c1715 by Joseph Bower, estate mason, for Thomas
Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford. Coursed square sandstone, Welsh slate roof.
2 storeys, 6 bays (internally), attached boilerhouse block of later date at north
end, attached wall encloses yard at east side. East side: large quoins. Waggon
entrance to bay 2 with chamfered, quoined segmental arch. Bay on left has door
beneath a double-chamfered 2-light window with same above; C20 wooden steps to 1st
floor doowway on left. To right of arch are 5 ground-floor openings in ashlar
surrounds, 4 of them doorways and all blocked except that to far right. 3 loft
oculi and 1 boarded door; casement on far right. Stone gutter brackets, shaped
kneelers and gable copings. Addition on right: set at an angle and with part-blocked
ground floor door to left of window; 1st floor doorway linked by walkway to adjacent
cartshed (q.v.); hipped roof. Wall attached to front left has ashlar copings and
returns to terminate in front of boilerhouse. It has rebated ashlar gate piers each
with band and pyramidal cap, northern pier linked to cottage at Home Farm (q.v.).
Rear: opposed waggon entrance with similar arch, now partly obscured by raised
ground. Conical brick stack with ashlar base set in angle with boilerhouse block.
Interior: re-used king-post roof taken from a timber-framed building and with double
purlins and braces to the ridge. Important element of the Home Farm group. Its
forthcoming erection is referred to in a letter to Thomas Wentworth from his
gardener, John Arnold, dated 16 February 1714 (Strafford Papers, Add Mss 22239,
British Library).

Listing NGR: SE3202603279

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Source: English Heritage

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