HIGHER MOOR HEAD FARMHOUSE AND BARN ADJOINING TO EAST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1071630
Date first listed:
02-May-1968
Statutory Address:
HIGHER MOOR HEAD FARMHOUSE AND BARN ADJOINING TO EAST

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Location

Statutory Address:
HIGHER MOOR HEAD FARMHOUSE AND BARN ADJOINING TO EAST

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Lancashire
District:
Lancaster (District Authority)
Parish:
Over Wyresdale
National Grid Reference:
SD 54233 56544

Details

SD 55 NW OVER WYRESDALE

7/17 Higher Moor Head Farmhouse and 2-5-1968 barn adjoining to east

- II

House, probably mid C18th and C19th with C17th remains, and barn probably late C18th. Sandstone rubble with stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 4 bays. Left-hand bay added and has sashed windows with plain stone surrounds. The 2nd bay has a ground-floor window whose chamfered jambs are of C18th type. On the 1st floor is a window with plain stone surround. The 1st floor window of the 3rd bay is similar. The 4th bay has windows with chamfered surrounds of C18th type. The gabled porch, in the 3rd bay, has an outer door with long-and-short jambs and an inner door with plain stone surround. In line with the right-hand side of the porch is a straight joint. Chimneys on left-hand gable and to right of porch. Interior has baffle entry in line with the hearth. One of the boxed ceiling beams is in the correct position to have been a firehood bressumer, suggesting a C17th origin for the house. The barn, adjoining to the right, has left-hand doorway with plain reveals and a re-set C17th chamfered triangular head. Further right is a door with plain stone surround. At the upper level are 2 pitching doors with plain reveals. Further right is a wide entrance with steel lintel. At the right the wider shippon end projects forwards and has an opening with plain reveals in is front wall. The right-hand gable has a coping with kneelers. The gable wall has 2 shippon doors with long-and-short jambs. Between them is a small window with plain reveals. Above is a pitching hole.

Listing NGR: SD5423356544

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
182553
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 19 Mar 2005
Reference: IOE01/12891/36
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Chris Thoume. Source Historic England Archive
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