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East West Range of Farm Buildings at North End of Farmyard at Birthwaite Hall Farm, Darton

Description: East West Range of Farm Buildings at North End of Farmyard at Birthwaite Hall Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 November 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 334236

OS Grid Reference: SE2999810527
OS Grid Coordinates: 429998, 410527
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5905, -1.5483

Location: Barnsley S75 5JS

Locality: Darton
County: Barnsley
Country: England
Postcode: S75 5JS

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Listing Text

SE 31 SW (East side, off)

1/109 East-west range of
2/109 farm buildings at north
13.11.63 end of farmyard at
Birthwaite Hall Farm
(formerly listed as'
barn or farm building
at Birthwaite Hall)


Range of farm buildings. C17. Coursed squared rubble. Stone slate roof.
Two storeys at left end, three storeys at right end due to sloping ground.
All window openings are double-chamfered and have moulded surround. The left
end has six animal doors with quoined surrounds and deep lintels. A
continuous dripmould rises over the doors as hoods. Some doors are part
blocked. The doorway furthest to the right is particularly elaborate with
moulded jambs and ornamental lintel. Flanking the doors are single- and 2-
light windows, one with mullion missing. At the right end are 2 segmental-
headed cart entries sharing a common centre pier. Above these, to first
floor, is a symmetrical arrangement of four 2-light windows with a continuous
dripmould which rises as a hood over a central doorway (stairs now gone).
Eleven windows at high level, more closely-spaced over the right end, and
relating to the arrangement of the lower openings. Chamfered gable-copings
on moulded kneelers to right. Rear: Double-chamfered windows at high level
including two of 2 lights at left end.

Interior: Principal rafter trusses with massive tie-beams and intermediate

The building is a particularly richly-decorated example of the type.

Listing NGR: SE2999810527

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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