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Genn House with Attached Outbuilding and Garden Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Worsbrough, Barnsley

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Latitude: 53.5378 / 53°32'15"N

Longitude: -1.49 / 1°29'23"W

OS Eastings: 433897

OS Northings: 404689

OS Grid: SE338046

Mapcode National: GBR LW1J.6J

Mapcode Global: WHDCX.2BRQ

Entry Name: Genn House with Attached Outbuilding and Garden Wall

Listing Date: 11 November 1966

Last Amended: 4 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1315057

English Heritage Legacy ID: 333951

Location: Barnsley, S70

County: Barnsley

Electoral Ward/Division: Worsbrough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Worsbrough Common St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

(south side)
1/76 Nos 130 and 132
(Genn House)
with attached outbuilding
11.11.66 and garden wall
(house-part of item
formerly listed as
part of Genn House,
Barn at Genn House)
Farmhouse with attached outbuilding and garden wall. c1700 for Dr. William
Elmhirst (d1715) (Wright p29), house extensively rebuilt 1964. Coursed,
squared sandstone, stone slate roof. 2 storeys with attics, 3 windows to lst floor;
house linked by external steps to small outbuilding on right, front garden wall
incorporates dog kennel beneath mounting steps at front right corner. House: large
quoins. Central 6-panel door in quoined surround beneath date plaque inscribed
'1964'. Outer bays have sashes with glazing bars in square-faced surrounds,
3 similar lst-floor sashes in bonded ashlar surrounds. Shaped kneelers, chamfered
gable copings. Renewed stone end stacks with cornices. Set back to right and
linked by external stone steps the outbuilding has a pair of quoined doorways, that
to right with curved-soffit lintel, the other with truncated lintel and part-blocked
2-light mullioned window on its left. lst-floor hatch over right-hand door.
Garden wall has later side gate in right return and oval entrance to dog kennel
beneath mounting steps in front-right angle.

Interior: C18 balustraded staircase. Name commemorates John Genn of Ouslethwaite
who married a daughter of John Elmhirst in c1320.

J. G. Wright, Worsbrough: In Times Past, 1983.

Listing NGR: SE3389704689

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