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Thorncliff Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Longdendale, Tameside

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Latitude: 53.4682 / 53°28'5"N

Longitude: -1.998 / 1°59'52"W

OS Eastings: 400226

OS Northings: 396830

OS Grid: SK002968

Mapcode National: GBR GXHB.7G

Mapcode Global: WHB9S.83S0

Entry Name: Thorncliff Barn

Listing Date: 6 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1162603

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212517

Location: Tameside, SK14

County: Tameside

Electoral Ward/Division: Longdendale

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Hollingworth St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SK 09 NW
5/59 Thorncliff Barn


Tithe barn. C17 or early C18. Squared rubble with hammer-
dressed stone dressings and corrugated plastic roof. 5 bays
with central opposed cart entries. Projecting plinth, stone
quoins, 2 rows of vents and 3 buttresses which are weathered
4 times. A fourth buttress has been removed from bay 1
during some rebuilding when a C19 door and window were
inserted. 2 buttresses (as above) to right gable which has
an inserted door (C19) and a loft hatch above. The rear is
identical, but retains all 4 buttresses. Interior: 4 king-
post fish-bone pegged oak trusses with slightly cambered tie
beams. Some of the original truss members have been
replaced. C20 lean-to stabling at rear is not of special

Listing NGR: SK0022696830

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