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The Golden Cross, Cawthorne

Description: The Golden Cross

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 334168

OS Grid Reference: SE2857208126
OS Grid Coordinates: 428572, 408126
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5690, -1.5700

Location: Darton Road, Cawthorne, Barnsley S75 4HR

Locality: Cawthorne
County: Barnsley
Country: England
Postcode: S75 4HR

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Listing Text

(North side)

3/42 The Golden Cross


House. Timber frame of west wing possibly C15 (Ryder) and of the hall range
C16 (dendro date 1537-9). The east wing and rear outshut probably C18 or
early C19. C20 alterations. Rendered with applied timber boarding to cover
framing. Stone slate roof. H-plan with rear outshut to 2-bay hall range,
the left (west) wing is 2-bays long. Two storeys. Both wings are gabled and
have one 2-light window to each floor. The hall range has a central ground-
floor window with entrance to far right and two 2-light windows to 1st floor.
Brick stacks. Outshut to rear with altered openings. Rear of west wing
shows exposed posts, tie-beam and curving braces.

Interior: The west wing has a collar rafter roof with evidence that the ends
were formerly half-hipped (Ryder), some framing survives in east wall. The
hall has a king-post roof with raking struts and tie-beams are braced to
posts. The central tie-beam has been cut out to increase headroom probably
when the hall was floored in C17 or early CI8.

P F Ryder. Report for South Yorkshire Archaeological Service. 11.8.82

Listing NGR: SE2857208126

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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