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Barn North-West of Burncliffe

A Grade II* Listed Building in Tow House, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.973 / 54°58'22"N

Longitude: -2.3654 / 2°21'55"W

OS Eastings: 376709

OS Northings: 564326

OS Grid: NY767643

Mapcode National: GBR CBXY.P3

Mapcode Global: WH913.M8VG

Plus Code: 9C6VXJFM+6V

Entry Name: Barn North-West of Burncliffe

Listing Date: 27 July 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1045243

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240779

Location: Henshaw, Northumberland, NE47

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Henshaw

Built-Up Area: Tow House

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Beltingham with Henshaw

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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17/51 Barn north-west
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Threshing barn now used for storage. Probably late C17. Coursed rubble;
right gable end rebuilt in brick in mid C20. Heather-thatched roof under
corrugated-iron sheeting. Single storey, 5 internal bays. Roughly-squared
quoins. Central opposed doorways with replaced paired doors; front doorway
flanked by low stone walls. Small window openings at right and on left return.
Steeply-pitched roof. Interior: stone-flagged threshing floor with later
cobbled byre floor to right. Roof structure has wany, adzed beams of heavy
scantling: 4 pairs of full crucks; renewed lower collars; original halved and
pegged upper collars project to carry lapped purlins; crucks halved and crossed
to carry ridge piece; closely-spaced rafters. Later loft floor inserted at

An extremely rare example in the county of a heather-thatched cruck barn.

Listing NGR: NY7670964326

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