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Barn Immediately to Rear of Sowerby Hall Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ormsgill, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.1417 / 54°8'30"N

Longitude: -3.2282 / 3°13'41"W

OS Eastings: 319861

OS Northings: 472464

OS Grid: SD198724

Mapcode National: GBR 5NWK.W1

Mapcode Global: WH72H.C5Z6

Entry Name: Barn Immediately to Rear of Sowerby Hall Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 December 1993

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283032

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388399

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14

County: Cumbria

Electoral Ward/Division: Ormsgill

Built-Up Area: Barrow-in-Furness

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Dalton-in-Furness St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


BARROW IN FURNESS

SD17SE BANK LANE
708-1/3/27 (North side)
Barn immediately to rear of Sowerby
Hall Farmhouse

GV II*

Barn now cow house. Late C16-early C17 with later additions.
Red sandstone rubble, graduated slate roof. Tall single
storey, 7 bays; additions on east side flank a central waggon
entrance. West side has stone buttress on right of another
addition which encloses a blocked archway opposing the waggon
entrance. Blocked slit vents. Steeply-pitched roof. INTERIOR:
exceptionally complete raised-cruck roof structure with 6
pairs having tie beams set on knee braces and collars on arch
braces. Double purlins with curved windbraces, oak rafters and
diagonally-set ridge. OS maps show the barn served Sowerby
Hall formerly situated to the north-west but demolished
between 1873 and 1895 at which time the new farmhouse (qv) was
built adjacent to the barn.


Listing NGR: SD1986172461

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