Description: Barn at Home Farm
Date Listed: 21 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 335588
OS Grid Reference: SK3919898033
OS Grid Coordinates: 439198, 398033
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4776, -1.4108
SK39NE WENTWORTH CORTWORTH LANE
4/1 Barn at Home Farm
Barn. Early-mid C19. For the Wentworth estate. Dressed sandstone,
slate roof. 3 storeys, loses a storey to rear with rise in ground.
7 bays with lower 2-bay wings. Symmetrical elevations: window openings
with projecting sills and lintels tooled as voussoirs have slatted-wood
ventilators or sash windows. Uphill side: two, quoined and segmental-
arched cart entries; left entry with renewed boarded doors, right entry
infilled. Central door with overlight flanked by window openings. 3
square openings to loft and ashlar-dressed, circular pitching holes over
archways. To left end: 2 doorways beneath single window, wing obscured.
To right end: altered ground-floor openings,intact opening above; wing
to right, set back, has blocked door and window beneath 2 sashed windows.
Paired gutter brackets; hipped roofs. Downhill side facing farmyard:
arched-headed doorways opposite cart entries, external stone steps to
each door now removed. Windows mostly slatted. Wing to left: 2 doors
with overlights; 2 blocked 1st-floor windows; 2 sashes to 2nd floor.
Wing to right: large inserted opening spanned by steel girder, 2 windows
to each floor.
Interior: vaulted undercroft forms piggery. Upper flooring of barn
now largely removed. A prominent building in the large-scale planned
farm at Home Farm.
Listing NGR: SK3919898033
Source: English Heritage
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