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Kidfield House and Barn, Penistone

Description: Kidfield House and Barn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 June 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 334085

OS Grid Reference: SE2533805463
OS Grid Coordinates: 425338, 405463
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5452, -1.6191

Location: Renald Lane, Penistone, Barnsley S36 7JX

Locality: Penistone
County: Barnsley
Country: England
Postcode: S36 7JX

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Listing Text

(west side)
2/55 Kidfield House
7th June 1979 and barn


Farmhouse and adjoining barn. Timber frame of house late medieval and of
barn probably C16, both encased in stone in the C17, the house dated 1658.
The house was restored c1980. Thinly-coursed rubble with quoins. Stone
slate roof. House of two storeys and attic. The house is a single-bay
cross-wing to the barn which is of four internal bays, though the timber
frames are separate structures. House: chamfered plinth. Entrance to right
of gable front with moulded surround, imposts and Tudor-arched lintel with
eroded spandrel decoration and inscribed:
To the left is a 3 + 2 + 3-light double-chamfered window with king mullions
(the left 3 lights of which are new and replace a C19 doorway). Dripmould
rises as hood over door. To 1st floor is a 3 + 3-light window with hoodmould
and to its right a small chamfered light. Two-light window with dripmould
to attic. Hollow-chamfered gable copings on cut kneelers with apex finials.
Rebuilt rear elevation. Barn: set back slightly, large square-headed cart
entry. Outshut to right.

Interior: house: two timber-framed bays, the rear bay being a C17 addition.
Jowelled posts, king post-trusses. Herringbone studding to rear truss.
Barn: almost complete framing with aisles. King-post trusses,
reversed-curved arched braces to tie-beams and arcade plates.

P. Ryder. Report for South Yorkshire Archaelogical Unit, c1979.

Listing NGR: SE2533805463

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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