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Home Farmhouse and Range of Farm Buildings Enclosing Foldyard to South, Including Attached Walls and Freestanding Wall with Pig Troughs

A Grade II Listed Building in Firbeck, Rotherham

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Latitude: 53.395 / 53°23'42"N

Longitude: -1.1482 / 1°8'53"W

OS Eastings: 456742

OS Northings: 389026

OS Grid: SK567890

Mapcode National: GBR NYF5.7P

Mapcode Global: WHDDN.BXHP

Entry Name: Home Farmhouse and Range of Farm Buildings Enclosing Foldyard to South, Including Attached Walls and Freestanding Wall with Pig Troughs

Listing Date: 15 October 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1314616

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335770

Location: Firbeck, Rotherham, S81

County: Rotherham

Civil Parish: Firbeck

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Firbeck with Letwell

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

(east side, off)
3/24 Home Farmhouse and
range of farm buildings
enclosing foldyard to
south, including attached
walls and freestanding
wall with pig troughs


Planned farm group. Early C19, farmhouse alterations dated 1881. For the Firbeck
Hall estate. Coursed squared rubble limestone, pantile roofs. Near-symmetrical,
quadrangular plan; mostly 1-storey. Tall 5-bay barn to north flanked on left
by altered 1-storey outbuilding and on right by farmhouse now with added storey,
attached stable-block wing encloses east side of yard whilst west side has a
detached cowhouse and to south is a detached pig-sty with flanking walls and
detached walls to front, one with pig troughs. Barn:5 bays. Large quoins.
Central waggon entrance with elliptical arch flanked by slit vents; shaped kneelers
and gable copings. Attached outbuilding on left has original door and slatted
casement on left otherwise C20 openings spanned by girders. Attached farmhouse
on right: French window on left of original opening, with cambered arch, 2 case-
ments to later upper storey with plaque dated '1881'; plinths and bands to right
end stack and to ridge stack on left. Attached stable-block forming wing to
front right of farmhouse: ashlar surround to boarded door on right has later
casement on its right and 2 multiple-paned casements on left with mounting steps
and later openings beyond; shaped kneelers and gable copings to right end of
range. Cowhouse: 8 bays. Segmental-arched heads to doors of bays 2, 6 and
8 and slatted casements to other bays; shaped kneelers and gable copings. Pig-
sty: 3-bay gabled entrance front with door flanked by shuttered casements, gable
slits, shaped kneelers and gable copings. No roof at time of resurvey, end
stack to rear gable. Returns are brick and have attached stone-walled pig pens
and attached wing walls enclosing the yard. Freestanding wall to front has
an arcade of 9 pig troughs fed by 2 internal shutes, attached wall on left forms
division of yard. Although altered the group retains the essential elements
of a planned farm unusual in this area.

Listing NGR: SK5674289026

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