This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SE 81 NW GARTHORPE AND HIGH STREET FOCKERBY (west side) Garthorpe 4/12 Barn approximately 25 metres south of Garthorpe Hall
Threshing barn. Dated 1791. Red brick, rendered to south gable end.
Pantile roof. 2-storey height, 5 internal bays. East side has projecting central bay with full-height waggon entrance beneath original timber lintel with boarded upper section and inserted lintel with pair of harr-hung board doors below. Side bays each have 2 tiers of 6 closely-spaced breather slits. Stepped eaves. Raised brick-coped gables. West side is similar to east, but with lower waggon entrance containing double board doors beneath original timber lintel ( a reused section of timber frame). North gable end has 2 tiers of 5 closely spaced breather slits, with central boarded pitching hatch above flanked by X-shaped wrought-iron tie-bar ends. Gable above has triple stepped breather slits and wrought-iron letters:
C P C P
South gable end has similar arrangement of breather slits and pitching hatch, and wrought-iron figures:
1 7 6 1
the 7, and probably the 6, having slipped out of position. Comparison with other dated barns in the area suggests that 1791 is the more likely date.
Interior: 5-bay roof incorporates reused sections of oak timber framing;not fully inspected. Range adjoining to west is not of special interest.
Listing NGR: SE8476318930
© Mrs Janet Roworth. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Roworth, Janet
Rights Holder: Roworth, Janet
Brick, Pantile, Render, Timber, Georgian Threshing Barn, Agriculture And Subsistence, Barn, Farm Building, Agricultural Building
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