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Threshing Barn to East of Forest Lodge Farmhouse, and Barn Attached

A Grade II Listed Building in Danby, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.4513 / 54°27'4"N

Longitude: -0.9444 / 0°56'39"W

OS Eastings: 468544

OS Northings: 506729

OS Grid: NZ685067

Mapcode National: GBR PJVZ.B2

Mapcode Global: WHF8V.GCJW

Entry Name: Threshing Barn to East of Forest Lodge Farmhouse, and Barn Attached

Listing Date: 20 December 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148597

English Heritage Legacy ID: 327948

Location: Danby, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO21

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

Civil Parish: Danby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Danby with Castleton and Commondale

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

West side

6/30 Threshing barn to
east of Forest
Lodge Farmhouse,
and barn attached

Small threshing barn dated 1832 on lintel panel, with initials L.D.
Taller barn attached on right dated 1863, L. Dale. Coursed,
herringbone-tooled sandstone. Small barn roof pantiled, taller
roof Welsh slate, both with stone copings and square kneelers.
Threshing barn 1½ storeys, 3 narrow bays. Central opposed doors.
Flanking slit vents; boarded pitching doors above slits. Cross
formed of black tiles in roof said to be holy sign to ward off evil.
Right bar 2 storeys, 2 bays. Boarded door with dated lintel, one
small blocked window and a boarded loft door.

Behind the threshing barn a circular raised stone platform for open-
air horse-driven threshing machine.

The threshing barn is the earliest building of a series built
between 1832 and 1867 by Leonard Dale, gradually building up a
complete planned farm around a handsomely-paved sloping yard.

Listing NGR: NZ6854406729

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

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