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Wigglesworth Hall Laithe Barn

Barn

Wigglesworth Hall, Jack Lane, Wigglesworth, Skipton, BD23 4RL

4.6 acres

£550,000 Offers in region

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  • Superb Rural Setting
  • Yorkshire Dales National Park
  • Forest of Bowland
  • Grade II Listed
  • Residential Development

A large Grade II Listed stone built barn (overall ground floor footprint circa 949 square meters - 10,318 square feet) originally dating back to the late 16th Century having detailed Planning Permission for conversion into 5 Large Residential Dwellings extending over 3 floors with adjacent garaging all set in circa 4.60 acres or thereabouts of pastureland.

The property is situated in a superb rural setting approached via a shared gravelled lane which also serves the original Wigglesworth Hall and Farm etc. amidst scenic countryside approx half a mile from the small village of Wigglesworth and the Plough Inn on a Geographical crossroads separating the Yorkshire Dales National Park, Forest of Bowland and South Lakeland areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Please Note:- Previous works have been conducted on the property which have been confirmed by Craven District Council (by letter dated 15th July 2011) to constitute commencement of development a previous consent.

General Remarks and Stipulations

Description The Western half of this large historic barn is described in the Grade ii Listing as follows:-"Reputedly former Tithe Barn now divided into two circa 1600 with 20th Century alterations, squared rubble, stone dressings, corrogated iron roof, central waggon entrance has chamfered surround, tudor arch now blocked.Interior:- formally aisled, padstones remain but timbers destroyed by fire in 1959, circa 1960 Kings post roof trusses."It appears following the fire the original very tall roofline now shown on the approved conversion drawings was lowered to its existing level. as described in the listing this section of the barn includes original typical barn openings to both front and rear there are other door openings and many 'breather' openings with chamfered stone surrounds. Externally the barn will include the grassland to the front and side as well as part of the wooded valley of Wigglesworth Beck, there is an existing agricultural shed to the rear. It is reputedly the largest Tithe Barn in the North of England.
Development Potential The property could be converted in accordance with the existing Architect's drawings and consents in respect of the proposed 5 units or alternatively, (subject to obtaining necessary further approval from the Local Planning Authority) the property could be converted into just one or two large units either on a speculative basis or for their own occupation.The approved plans are very imaginative, restoring what is thought to be the original high roofline with steeply sloping roof pitch's creating spacious accommodation over three floors with imaginative use of roof lights, the potential floor space based on the architectural drawings over 3 floors but excluding the void areas to the upper floors which will be overlooked by the proposed balconies and excluding any floor areas for garages is circa 17,706 square feet / 1,645.1 square metres.
Roads The existing access lane will be subject to a shared maintenance agreement in respect of all the users.
Planning Permission & Plans Please use the link below together with the planning decision number to access a copy of the full Planning Consent documents and supporting Plans, Discharge of Conditions and supporting correspondence between the Architects and Craven District Council: https://publicaccess.cravendc.gov.uk/online-applications/ Search 72/2015/15718

Architects

Gary Sorsby, Graphic Architectural Services. Full copies of the plans are available on request from: gary@g-a-services.com subject to a fee of £30.00 per set.Tel: 01535 630596
Joint Agents: (Through whom all offers and negotiations should be conducted.) Richard Turner & Son, Royal Oak Chambers, Main Street, High Bentham, Nr Lancaster, LA2 7HF. Tel: 015242 61444.David Hill, The New Ship, 4 Mill Bridge, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1NJ. Tel: 01756 79562Please Note: In order for selling agents to comply with HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) Anti-Money Laundering regulations we are now obliged to ask all purchasers to complete an Identification Verification Questionnaire form which will include provision of prescribed information (identity documentation etc.) and a search via Experian to verify information provided however please note the Experian search will NOT involve a credit search.

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Extract of Planning Permission

Proposed Elevations

  • Key Features
    • Superb Rural Setting
    • Yorkshire Dales National Park
    • Forest of Bowland
    • Grade II Listed
    • Residential Development
  • Property Description

    A large Grade II Listed stone built barn (overall ground floor footprint circa 949 square meters - 10,318 square feet) originally dating back to the late 16th Century having detailed Planning Permission for conversion into 5 Large Residential Dwellings extending over 3 floors with adjacent garaging all set in circa 4.60 acres or thereabouts of pastureland.

    The property is situated in a superb rural setting approached via a shared gravelled lane which also serves the original Wigglesworth Hall and Farm etc. amidst scenic countryside approx half a mile from the small village of Wigglesworth and the Plough Inn on a Geographical crossroads separating the Yorkshire Dales National Park, Forest of Bowland and South Lakeland areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

    Please Note:- Previous works have been conducted on the property which have been confirmed by Craven District Council (by letter dated 15th July 2011) to constitute commencement of development a previous consent.

  • Floor Plan

    General Remarks and Stipulations

    Description The Western half of this large historic barn is described in the Grade ii Listing as follows:-"Reputedly former Tithe Barn now divided into two circa 1600 with 20th Century alterations, squared rubble, stone dressings, corrogated iron roof, central waggon entrance has chamfered surround, tudor arch now blocked.Interior:- formally aisled, padstones remain but timbers destroyed by fire in 1959, circa 1960 Kings post roof trusses."It appears following the fire the original very tall roofline now shown on the approved conversion drawings was lowered to its existing level. as described in the listing this section of the barn includes original typical barn openings to both front and rear there are other door openings and many 'breather' openings with chamfered stone surrounds. Externally the barn will include the grassland to the front and side as well as part of the wooded valley of Wigglesworth Beck, there is an existing agricultural shed to the rear. It is reputedly the largest Tithe Barn in the North of England.
    Development Potential The property could be converted in accordance with the existing Architect's drawings and consents in respect of the proposed 5 units or alternatively, (subject to obtaining necessary further approval from the Local Planning Authority) the property could be converted into just one or two large units either on a speculative basis or for their own occupation.The approved plans are very imaginative, restoring what is thought to be the original high roofline with steeply sloping roof pitch's creating spacious accommodation over three floors with imaginative use of roof lights, the potential floor space based on the architectural drawings over 3 floors but excluding the void areas to the upper floors which will be overlooked by the proposed balconies and excluding any floor areas for garages is circa 17,706 square feet / 1,645.1 square metres.
    Roads The existing access lane will be subject to a shared maintenance agreement in respect of all the users.
    Planning Permission & Plans Please use the link below together with the planning decision number to access a copy of the full Planning Consent documents and supporting Plans, Discharge of Conditions and supporting correspondence between the Architects and Craven District Council: https://publicaccess.cravendc.gov.uk/online-applications/ Search 72/2015/15718

    Architects

    Gary Sorsby, Graphic Architectural Services. Full copies of the plans are available on request from: gary@g-a-services.com subject to a fee of £30.00 per set.Tel: 01535 630596
    Joint Agents: (Through whom all offers and negotiations should be conducted.) Richard Turner & Son, Royal Oak Chambers, Main Street, High Bentham, Nr Lancaster, LA2 7HF. Tel: 015242 61444.David Hill, The New Ship, 4 Mill Bridge, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1NJ. Tel: 01756 79562Please Note: In order for selling agents to comply with HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) Anti-Money Laundering regulations we are now obliged to ask all purchasers to complete an Identification Verification Questionnaire form which will include provision of prescribed information (identity documentation etc.) and a search via Experian to verify information provided however please note the Experian search will NOT involve a credit search.

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    Extract of Planning Permission

    Proposed Elevations

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