Henry Simpson's Barn, Appletreewick, Craven - Yorkshire Dales (NP)

Barn built in 1737 for Lord Burlington. Of a high level of embellishment and craftsmanship, unusual for the date. The roof was partly stripped in 1995 and the roof timbers are consequently in very bad condition.

Henry Simpson's Barn, Appletreewick, Craven - Yorkshire Dales (NP)
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Henry Simpson's Barn
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1249282
  • Local Planning Authority: Yorkshire Dales (NP)
  • Site Type: Agriculture and subsistence > Farm building


  • Building Name: Henry Simpson's Barn
  • County: North Yorkshire
  • District / Borough: Craven
  • Parish: Appletreewick
  • National Park: Yorkshire Dales (NP)
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Skipton and Ripon
  • Region: Yorkshire

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: A
  • Ownership: Charity (non-heritage)

Contact Details

Giles Proctor 01904 601981

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England