GREAT BARN CIRCA 100 METRES WEST OF GAWTHORPE HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1237628

Date first listed: 01-Apr-1953

Date of most recent amendment: 12-Feb-1985

Statutory Address: GREAT BARN CIRCA 100 METRES WEST OF GAWTHORPE HALL

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Location

Statutory Address: GREAT BARN CIRCA 100 METRES WEST OF GAWTHORPE HALL

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

County: Lancashire

District: Burnley (District Authority)

Parish: Ightenhill

National Grid Reference: SD 80580 34052

Summary

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History

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Details

SD 83 SW IGHTENHILL GAWTHORPE

4/18 Great Barn c.100 metres west of Gawthorpe Hall (formerly listed with Gawthorpe Hall)

1.4.1953 GV I

Large aisled barn, c.1605, slightly altered c.1850-60, now (1984) in course of restoration and adaptation as arts centre. Coursed sandstone rubble with quoins, stone slate roof slightly swept over aisles. Rectangular 9-bay plan with aisles. Opposed segmental-headed wagon entrances to internal porches in the middle bay, that on the east side with a chamfered doorway in the left side wall, various slit breathers (some blocked); in addition east side wall has three 2-light double-chamfered mullioned windows at 1st floor level, west side has various altered or blocked doorways and windows. North gable has 3 doorways (one to centre and one at each end) all with chamfered surrounds, and two 2-light window on a slightly lower level each side; and breathers on 4 levels above. South gable (fronting courtyard) has C19 openings to former stables: 3 arched doorways, four 4-light windows above, and an arched opening in the gable. To the left at this end is a single-storey gabled extension, probably C18, which has gable coping with kneelers and ball finial; to right is attached coach house (q.v.). Interior: aisle posts on padstones c.2½ metres high, with braces to tie beams and wall plate; braced aisle ties with struts to aisle principal rafters; kingpost roof with angle struts; trenched overlapped purlins (2 pairs in both aisles and nave); stone partition wall to 2 bays at south end. One of the finest aisled barns in the North West. Ox stalls, c.1610-11 situated in the two aisle bays to the south of the eastern wagon entrance, possibly earliest dated exmple in Britain.

Listing NGR: SD8058034052

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 414850

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Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 25 Lancashire,

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