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Main Barn to North of Moor Head Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Denby Dale, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.6114 / 53°36'41"N

Longitude: -1.6611 / 1°39'39"W

OS Eastings: 422520

OS Northings: 412817

OS Grid: SE225128

Mapcode National: GBR JVVP.54

Mapcode Global: WHCB9.GH78

Entry Name: Main Barn to North of Moor Head Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135300

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341307

Location: Denby Dale, Kirklees, HD8

County: Kirklees

Civil Parish: Denby Dale

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Emley St Michael the Archangel

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

Emley Moor
Main barn, to north of
Moor Head Farmhouse


L-shaped barn. C17 or earlier timberwork. C18 and C19 stone cladding
in various builds and with recent alterations. Hammer dressed stone and
coursed rubble. Stone slate roof, hipped at the 90° turn. Large recent
opening in end wall. Part blocked cart entry to side within lean-to
addition. Smaller doorway opposite. Later additions to each end. The
main barn contains 4 king post trusses with struts and extended king post
taking diagonally set ridge. All supported on posts braced to tie-beams.
At 90? a further truss on posts as before, and evidence of a 2nd truss,
with posts at lower level only. Many timbers are stop chamfered. Rafters
and the timberwork supporting the hip appear to be C19.

Listing NGR: SE2252012817

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

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