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Royd Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Stocksbridge, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.4728 / 53°28'22"N

Longitude: -1.5821 / 1°34'55"W

OS Eastings: 427835

OS Northings: 397426

OS Grid: SK278974

Mapcode National: GBR KXD8.8T

Mapcode Global: WHCBX.NZT1

Plus Code: 9C5WFCF9+45

Entry Name: Royd Farmhouse

Listing Date: 16 October 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1286318

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335487

Location: Stocksbridge, Sheffield, S36

County: Sheffield

Civil Parish: Stocksbridge

Built-Up Area: Stocksbridge

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Bolsterstone St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

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4/164 Royd Farmhouse

Farmhouse. C17 and C18, possibly earlier core. Possibly partly timber-
framed. Coursed, squared sandstone, later work more regular. Stone slate
roof. Twin gabled front to 2 adjoining parallel ranges each 2 rooms deep.
2 storeys, 2 windows to first floor. C17 part to left : quoins, square-faced
window surround to each floor, lower one with 2 sashes divided by wood mullion,
upper window 3-light casement. C18 part to right : plinth, tooled quoins.
Panelled door to left in bonded ashlar surround. To right a large 2-light
mullion window to each floor, both in square-faced surrounds with wood casements.
Ashlar ridge stack with band and cornice. Rear : C17 part has a casement in
earlydeeply chamfered surround, to its right an inserted doorway through a
former 2-light double-chamfered mullion window opening. Square-faced window
surround to first floor. Left return : to right a section of altered walling
indicates a removed lateral stack. Right return : to right, square-faced
surrounds to a window on each floor,recessed mullions. To left of windows a
chamfered, quoined doorway. Matching end stack to rear. Interior :
interconnecting doorway to rear of house retains heavy oak chamfered frame with flat-
pointed lintel set within matching gritstone surround (mostly obscured). Ground
floor ceiling of C17 part has stop-chamfered spine beams jointed into matching
transverse beam. Stop-chamfered common joists. In the chamber above a heavy
plank and muntin partition with contemporary door opening to right is set beneath
a deeply cambered tie beam to a closed central truss. Wind braces to single
purlins, original rafters, C18 part : unusual voussoired arched fireplace to
ground floor front room. Kitchen at rear retains well preserved range of 3
dressed ashlar fireplace surrounds. The extent of former or existing timber
framing within the C17 part is at present unclear.

Listing NGR: SK2783597426

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

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