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Former Cruck Barn at Gosforth Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Dronfield, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.3051 / 53°18'18"N

Longitude: -1.4923 / 1°29'32"W

OS Eastings: 433932

OS Northings: 378805

OS Grid: SK339788

Mapcode National: GBR LZ06.QX

Mapcode Global: WHDF2.16P2

Entry Name: Former Cruck Barn at Gosforth Farm

Listing Date: 30 September 1980

Last Amended: 7 July 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1045902

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79537

Location: Dronfield, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire, S18

County: Derbyshire

District: North East Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Dronfield

Built-Up Area: Dronfield

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Dronfield St John Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 37 NW


Former cruck barn at Gosforth Farm
(formerly listed as cruck barn at Gosforth Farm)


House, formerly farm outbuilding. Late C16, with alterations in
C19 and converted to a dwelling 1983/4. Coursed rubble coal
measures sandstone, with quoins and a low stone plinth, plain
gables and a stone slated roof. Three bay building now with two
storeys, formerly with overlofts. Former central full height
opening with quoined surround, now with C20 glazed screen.
Remaining openings to south elevation are C20 additions, as is
the lean-to to the west end. East gable with C19 doorway and
flanking window openings, with massive dressings and C20
glazing. Stone framed overloft doorway above door. Interior
has two full cruck trusses, with the remnant of a third embedded
in the west gable. Trusses remain full height rising from
within wall thickness, with spur ties at plate level. Collar
and yoke beam, into which the blades are morticed, giving a
horizontal platform for the ridge purlin. Single purlin roof,
with some windbraces surviving.

Listing NGR: SK3393278805

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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