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Description: Barn Immediately South East of Billany Farmhouse
Date Listed: 11 January 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 101001
OS Grid Reference: SX7752762612
OS Grid Coordinates: 277527, 62612
Latitude/Longitude: 50.4505, -3.7264
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SX76SE Barn Immediately South
1/485 East of Billany
Barn and horse engine house. Circa late C17. Cob and stone rubble, the
outshuts and horse engine house are entirely stone rubble. Steeply pitched
corruqate iron-roof with gabled right (west) end and hipped left (east)
Plan: Large rectangular-plan barn with opposing doorways to threshing
floors to right and left of centre. The lower left (east) has been
partitioned off and a floor inserted, C19 outshuts added at rear left of
centre and at front right and a C19 horse engine house at rear right. The
outshut at centre of front is a late addition.
Exterior: North front has 2 cart entrances to right and left of centre.
At centre and to right the main roof is carried down over later outshuts
and canopies over the cart entrances, the right hand canopy on wooden
cantilevers. At the rear (south) a round-ended C19 horse engine house to
left with a semi-conical scantle slate roof and to right a C19 outshut with
a lean-to roof.
Interior: The roof has 13 (one at west end missing) closely-spaced
trusses, some of the principals have slightly curved feet but all rest on
the wall plate; mortice and tenoned apexes, the collars halved, lapped and
pegged to the principals. Inserted partition wall at east end. The floor
at the east end has collapsed. The engine house has a large beam.
Listing NGR: SX7752762612
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Source: English Heritage
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