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Thornesfield Farmhouse and Attached Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Cowling, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.8902 / 53°53'24"N

Longitude: -2.0511 / 2°3'3"W

OS Eastings: 396739

OS Northings: 443778

OS Grid: SD967437

Mapcode National: GBR GR3G.R7

Mapcode Global: WHB7M.GHJ2

Entry Name: Thornesfield Farmhouse and Attached Barn

Listing Date: 10 September 1954

Last Amended: 23 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1301488

English Heritage Legacy ID: 323587

Location: Cowling, Craven, North Yorkshire, BD22

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

Civil Parish: Cowling

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Cowling Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

10.9.54 Thornesfield Farmhouse
and attached barn
(formerly listed as
Thornes Field)


Farmhouse and attached barn, probably both of mid to later C17 date. Rubble with
stone slate roof to house but asbestos to the barn. Two-storey farmhouse, of 2 units
with continuous outshut at rear. The entry is at the right hand end of the front,
protected by an enclosed stone porch, gabled with kneelers. Chamfered
triangular-headed doorway. There is an unmoulded doorway to the left hand room, but
the remaining openings are double chamfered mullion windows, with hoodmoulds to ground
floor, of 2 lights (formerly 4) and 3 lights (formerly 5) below, and 2 lights
(formerly 3), 2 and 2 (backing each mullion). The side and rear also have 2-light
mullion windows, those to rear lacking mullions, and one 5-light lacking only one
mullion. Two chimneys.
Interior of farmhouse: right hand room has a heck and 2 beams, with chamfered doorways
to the outshut and next room.
The barn has large quoins to 2 original outshuts at the front which have round-headed
small lights. A chamfered doorway stands in the recessed wall connecting the barn to
the house. Inside is a heavy truss resting on corbels.

Listing NGR: SD9673943778

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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