Description: Nos 41 and 43 and Attached Outbuildings
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 335699
OS Grid Reference: SK3837595207
OS Grid Coordinates: 438375, 395207
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4522, -1.4236
SK39NE ROTHERHAM SCHOLES LANE
1/64 Nos 41 and 43
19.10.51 (formerly listed
under Nos 41 to 49
Farmhouse with attached farmbuildings, now 2 dwellings with outbuildings.
Late Cl5-early C16 core, later alterations, C19 additions. Partly timber-
framed; rubble sandstone and brick walling mostly cement-rendered; C20
cement-tile roofs, old pantiles on barn to rear. U-shaped group with domestic
range to roadside having attaching farmbuildings to rear left forming link to
barn. Mostly 2 storeys. Domestic range has 3 timber-framed bays (No 43) with
added C19 1-bay house to left (No 41). 3-bay barn to rear.
No 43: wall posts mark bay divisions, walling offset at lst-floor level.
C20 porch to left of bay 2, irregular fenestration of C20 casements with glazing
bars. Hipped roof with gablet to right end. Renewed brick ridge stack at
junction of bays 2 and 3, brick ridge stack at junction with adjacent house.
Right return has exposed corner wallposts on padstones, casement beneath mid-rail,
long braces to tie beam.
No 41: C20 French window beneath casement. Stone porch to left return. Link-
block: courtyard front has stable door to left of large opening with wood lintel,
various casements and slatted openings to 1st floor. External steps to rear
right in angle with adjacent barn.
Barn: timber-framed. Wallposts exposed on 3 corners and flanking central bay.
Courtyard has near-central door beneath mid-rail. Large sliding door to right
bay. Stone slates to eaves course of pantile roof.
Interior: No 43 retains main components of the 3-bay house which from detailed
study is shown to have had originally a central open hall with smokehood and
stone reredos wall backing onto cross-passage. Now has chamfer-stopped C17
fireplace inserted in position of smokehood. Bay 1 has rare survival of a late
medieval type of staircase with halved, squared balks fixed to form treads on a
pair of steeply-inclined timbers (some treads renewed in keeping). Collared
common-rafter roof. Details of framing described elsewhere (Ryder).
Barn: curved braces to tie beam of 1 internal truss. Framing comparable with
that of No 43. Roof reconstructed to lower pitch retains rafters with collar
No 43 now incorporates cottage previously included in listing as No 45. A date
of c1495 has been established by tree-ring analysis of timber from No 43
(P. F. Ryder, 1982).
P. F. Ryder, Timber Framed Buildings in South Yorkshire, County Archaeology
Monograph No 1, undated, pp62-69.
P. F. Ryder, Medieval Buildings of Yorkshire, 1982, p133-34.
Listing NGR: SK3837595207
Source: English Heritage
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