Description: Range of Farmbuildings and Wall Enclosing Farmyard at White Cross Grange
Date Listed: 26 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 334852
OS Grid Reference: SK5638098408
OS Grid Coordinates: 456380, 398408
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4794, -1.1519
WADWORTH WHITE CROSS LANE
SK59NE (south side, off)
5/78 Range of farmbuildings
and attached wall
enclosing farmyard at
White Cross Grange
Planned range of farmbuildings with attached wall. c18b0. Coursed, dressed
magnesian limestone, stone-slate eaves courses to pantile roofs partly
replaced in Welsh slate and sheet asbestos. Buildings set round 3 sides of
farmyard on left of, and linked to rear of, White Cross Grange Farmhouse
(q.v.); 2-storey, 5-bay barn to centre of rear range; 2-storey, 3-bay
cowhouse with loft to centre of left side of yard;- the 2-storey parts are
linked by 1-storey buildings and the front of the farmyard enclosed by
contemporary wall, with gate piers, which returns next to the house and
incorporates pig troughs. Barn: central waggon entrance with boarded doors
and segmental arch beneath loading hatch; slit vents to each side, inserted
door on right; gable copings. Range to right has door flanked by slatted
casements; return range has through-passage, doors and slatted casements and
2 open-fronted pigsties with internal covered yards; dairy at junction with
house. Range to left of barn is blind (being a 4-bay cartshed open to rear).
Left return range has an open-fronted shelter shed with loose box on left.
Central 2-storey part has door flanked by slatted casements beneath segmental
arches; another door on right has rounded arch with keystone and leads to
internal stair; 3 slatted casements to 1st floor; eaves band, gable copings.
1-storey range on left has a 2-bay open-fronted shelter shed flanked by loose
boxes each with door and window; gable copings-to end of range. Front wall
has chamfered copings running to square gate piers with pyramidal caps;
return section of wall, near dairy, has brick-arched pig troughs. Well-
preserved planned-farm group.
Listing NGR: SK5638098408
Source: English Heritage
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