PARISH OF HOLMESFIELD MAIN ROAD SK 37 NW 5/163 Farm outbuildings 31.1.67 to the east of Holmesfield Hall (formerly listed as barns at Holmesfield Hall) GV II* Farm outbuildings, formerly timber framed open hall and service range. C15 with C17 alterations and additions. Coursed coal measures sandstone with quoins, plain gables to north range, coped gable to south end of east range, with moulded kneelers and with Welsh slated roofs having stone slated eaves courses. Irregular T-plan, originally L-plan, timber framed complex, to which a C17 rear wing was added. North range of four bays, with central full-height double doorway, a single taking-in door to the east, and several single light openings to the ground floor. Attached east range of four bays with two plain ground floor doorways, with plain boarded doors, and a single window at the north end. Interior. North range, five bay king post truss roof supporting a single purlin roof. Arch braced tie beam on west side of double doorway has curved struts, a moulded fillet to the tie beam soffit, and a six-petal rose boss. The wall plates have pegholes in the position of mortices for a close studded frame, and jowel posts remain in situ within the walling to the east of the doorway, with mortices for side braces. The soffits to the tie beams to the east of the doorway have mortice holes. The east range is of three bays, with three trusses which match those to the north range, but without embellishment. The remains of some jowel posts are to be found in the walling. Single bay to north of north range has a single cruck truss supporting a double purlin roof. The internal timber structure of this building suggests that it was formerly a timber framed open hall with an ancillary crosswing as a service or lodgings range.
Listing NGR: SK3197677688.