The Golden Cross


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Listed Building
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Statutory Address:
The Golden Cross, Darton Road, Cawthorne, S75 4HR


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Statutory Address:
The Golden Cross, Darton Road, Cawthorne, S75 4HR

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

Barnsley (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:


SE 20 NE 3/42

CAWTHORNE DARTON ROAD (north side) The Golden Cross

GV II House. Timber frame of west wing possibly C15 (Ryder) and of the hall range C16 (dendro date 1537-39). The east wing and rear outshut probably C18 or early C19. C20 alterations.

Rendered with applied timber boarding to cover framing. Stone slate roof. H-plan with rear outshut to two-bay hall range, the left (west) wing is two-bays long. Two storeys. Both wings are gabled and have one two-light window to each floor. The hall range has a central ground-floor window with entrance to far right and two two-light windows to first floor. Brick stacks. Outshut to rear with altered openings. Rear of west wing shows exposed posts, tie-beam and curving braces.

Interior: the west wing has a collar rafter roof with evidence that the ends were formerly half-hipped (Ryder), some framing survives in east wall. The hall has a king-post roof with raking struts and tie-beams are braced to posts. The central tie-beam has been cut out to increase headroom probably when the hall was floored in C17 or early C18.

Listing NGR: SE2845908119


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Books and journals
Ryder, PF, Report for South Yorkshire Archaeological Service, (11th August 1982)


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

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Date: 13 Jul 2004
Reference: IOE01/12668/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Bronwen Stone. Source Historic England Archive
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