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Statutory Address:

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

Barnsley (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 28839 03821


SE 20 SE SILKSTONE NABS LANE (West side, off), Silkstone Common

5/166 Knabbe's Hall 25.2.52


Large farmhouse. Third-quarter of C17 for William and Elizabeth Wood of Wortley Forge. Ashlar front, the rest coursed rubble with quoins. Stone slate roof. Two storeys and attics. 3-bay, 3-gabled front. Plinth. Two storey gabled porch at right side of central bay. Right bay is set back slightly. The open porch has a good moulded doorway with ornamental lintel resting on moulded imposts. Iron plaque over door with Royal coat of arms and date 1674. Sundial in gable apex. Double-chamfered windows: 2-light to first floor of porch, cross-windows to left bay, 4 over 4-light windows to centre, and right bays with king mullions, small 2-light window to right of porch and 2-light attic window in each gable apex. Continuous dripmould between floors. Lead rainwater heads dated 1666. Moulded gable-copings with apex finials. Low, ashlar stacks, one to left gable and one (rendered) between the middle and third bay. Rear: Small outshut to right, later additions to centre, various double-chamfered- windows. Double-chamfered windows to left and right returns mainly of 2-lights.

Interior: Original front door. Panelled rooms with original doors. Moulded plaster ceilings. Turned-baluster staircases. Principal rafter roof trusses with curved, raking queen struts and massive tie-beams. Dovecote in attic gable.

An excellent example of this type of building.

Listing NGR: SE2883903821


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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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