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Knabbe's Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Silkstone, Barnsley

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Latitude: 53.5303 / 53°31'48"N

Longitude: -1.5664 / 1°33'59"W

OS Eastings: 428839

OS Northings: 403821

OS Grid: SE288038

Mapcode National: GBR KWHM.P7

Mapcode Global: WHCBQ.XJ8H

Entry Name: Knabbe's Hall

Listing Date: 25 February 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1314749

English Heritage Legacy ID: 334295

Location: Silkstone, Barnsley, S75

County: Barnsley

Civil Parish: Silkstone

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Silkstone All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(West side, off),
Silkstone Common

5/166 Knabbe's Hall


Large farmhouse. Third-quarter of C17 for William and Elizabeth Wood of
Wortley Forge. Ashlar front, the rest coursed rubble with quoins. Stone
slate roof. Two storeys and attics. 3-bay, 3-gabled front. Plinth. Two
storey gabled porch at right side of central bay. Right bay is set back
slightly. The open porch has a good moulded doorway with ornamental lintel
resting on moulded imposts. Iron plaque over door with Royal coat of arms
and date 1674. Sundial in gable apex. Double-chamfered windows: 2-light to
first floor of porch, cross-windows to left bay, 4 over 4-light windows to
centre, and right bays with king mullions, small 2-light window to right of
porch and 2-light attic window in each gable apex. Continuous dripmould
between floors. Lead rainwater heads dated 1666. Moulded gable-copings with
apex finials. Low, ashlar stacks, one to left gable and one (rendered)
between the middle and third bay. Rear: Small outshut to right, later
additions to centre, various double-chamfered- windows. Double-chamfered
windows to left and right returns mainly of 2-lights.

Interior: Original front door. Panelled rooms with original doors. Moulded
plaster ceilings. Turned-baluster staircases. Principal rafter roof trusses
with curved, raking queen struts and massive tie-beams. Dovecote in attic

An excellent example of this type of building.

Listing NGR: SE2883903821

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