Royd Farm, Long Tongue Scrog Lane, Houses Hill

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  • appears on maps: 1892 [#4]
  • location: now off Long Tongue Scrog Lane, Houses Hill
  • status: still exists
  • category: farm

Historic England Listing

  • Grade II
  • first listed 7 December 2000
  • listing entry number 1389153

LONG TONGUE SCROG LANE. Royd Farmhouse and Barn. Farmhouse and attached barn. Late medieval timber-framed house encased in stone mid-C17, altered late C18. Coursed rubble stone with ashlar dressings and former stone slate roof. Long house plan. Two storey. South front has barn to left and house to right. House has quoins and moulded kneelers. Doorway to right has ashlar surround with massive lintel stone, and to right a small C20 casement in flush ashlar surround. To left two seventeenth century mullion windows with eroded hood moulds, both formerly 5-light with left light blocked and subsidiary mullions removed. Above two large former 2-light windows in flush ashlar surrounds. Barn has single central cart entrance with segmental head and lean-to on end with small doorway in flush ashlar surround. East gable end has chamfered former doorway with various early nineteenth century windows with flush ashlar surrounds. Rear facade has gabled wing to left with single window. To right catslide roof to single storey front with a doorway and a 2-light chamfered mullion window. Interior contains sections of late medieval timber-framed walls with chamfered posts and beams. Roof retains seventeenth century purlins and some sections of roof truss.