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Cruck Building to North Part of Carr Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Scholes, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.5573 / 53°33'26"N

Longitude: -1.7559 / 1°45'21"W

OS Eastings: 416265

OS Northings: 406771

OS Grid: SE162067

Mapcode National: GBR JW59.NJ

Mapcode Global: WHCBG.0V48

Plus Code: 9C5WH64V+WJ

Entry Name: Cruck Building to North Part of Carr Farm

Listing Date: 4 August 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134761

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340591

Location: Holme Valley, Kirklees, HD9

County: Kirklees

Civil Parish: Holme Valley

Built-Up Area: Scholes

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Hepworth Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Cruck Building to north
part of Carr Farm

Cruck framed building. C17 walling. The cruck framework has been ascribed to the C14
or earlier. Coursed rubble walls. Stone slate roof. Single storey. A long low
structure, formerly with central stack, which has later fireplace. Later and altered
openings. The north part contains 2 full cruck trusses, of an early type, which cross
at the apex and contain the ridge piece. Cruck blades rest on stone footings and have
lever holes. Large low tie-beam to each truss support later loft. Collar of southern
truss has central arch cut out for doorway. There is also evidence of 'grooving' to
take upright stakes. Reported as being the earliest cruck structure in the district.
'Early Timbered Buildings of the Huddersfield District', James Walton, 1955.

Listing NGR: SE1626506771

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