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Latitude: 54.973 / 54°58'22"N
Longitude: -2.3654 / 2°21'55"W
OS Eastings: 376709
OS Northings: 564326
OS Grid: NY767643
Mapcode National: GBR CBXY.P3
Mapcode Global: WH913.M8VG
Entry Name: Barn North-West of Burncliffe
Listing Date: 27 July 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1045243
English Heritage Legacy ID: 240779
Location: Henshaw, Northumberland, NE47
Civil Parish: Henshaw
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Beltingham with Henshaw
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
HENSHAW TOW HOUSE
NY 76 SE
17/51 Barn north-west
Threshing barn now used for storage. Probably late C17. Coursed rubble;
right gable end rebuilt in brick in mid C20. Heather-thatched roof under
corrugated-iron sheeting. Single storey, 5 internal bays. Roughly-squared
quoins. Central opposed doorways with replaced paired doors; front doorway
flanked by low stone walls. Small window openings at right and on left return.
Steeply-pitched roof. Interior: stone-flagged threshing floor with later
cobbled byre floor to right. Roof structure has wany, adzed beams of heavy
scantling: 4 pairs of full crucks; renewed lower collars; original halved and
pegged upper collars project to carry lapped purlins; crucks halved and crossed
to carry ridge piece; closely-spaced rafters. Later loft floor inserted at
An extremely rare example in the county of a heather-thatched cruck barn.
Listing NGR: NY7670964326
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