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Latitude: 53.8917 / 53°53'30"N
Longitude: -2.0481 / 2°2'53"W
OS Eastings: 396936
OS Northings: 443945
OS Grid: SD969439
Mapcode National: GBR GR4F.DP
Mapcode Global: WHB7M.HFYX
Entry Name: Long Croft and Attached Barn
Listing Date: 23 October 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1131807
English Heritage Legacy ID: 323588
Location: Cowling, Craven, North Yorkshire, BD22
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Cowling
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Cowling Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SD 94 SE COWLING SHOP LANE
Long Croft and
Farmhouse and attached barn, both probably circa 1700. Rubble with some ashlar
(mainly to porch) and stone slate roof. Quoins to outer end of farmhouse only, and to
barn. Farmhouse of 2½ storeys and 3 rooms on an L-plan. Main elevation, to south, of
2 windows with gable to right and porch between. The porch is of 2 storeys, the upper
part carried out on a cyma string. Chamfered doorway. Window above, double chamfered
with 5 stepped lights and answering hoodmould. To left is a 6-light double chamfered
window with king mullion, that below with a hoodmould interrupted by the porch. To
right similar windows except that to attic, which is of 3 stepped lights. The side is
mostly plain but has double chamfered windows of 6-lights (reduced to 5 by a later
door), 4-lights and to the attic of 3-lights (blocked but said to be well preserved
inside). Some other chamfered windows at rear. One chimney on ridge.
Interior of farmhouse: Baffle entry against massive fireplace in room to left, with
radiation of voussoirs continued in jambs. Similar but moulded fireplace to kitchen
at rear and decorated linked to former doorway between kitchen and parlour. Stone
spiral stair, now repaired in slate. Roof said to have king-post truss with fishbone
and angle struts.
The barn is possibly earlier than the house but has no dateable fetures and a replaced
An exceptionally well-preserved building from the last phase of the "Great
Rebuilding", with good detail and an unusual plan (N.Y.C.V.B.S.G.).
Listing NGR: SD9693643945
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