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Description: Bank Barn and Adjoining Range of Farm Buildings Immediately East of Bickham
Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 101358
OS Grid Reference: SX7244955585
OS Grid Coordinates: 272449, 55585
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3863, -3.7955
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Bank barn and
adjoining range of
immediately E of
Bank barn including stable granary and shippon with adjoining shippon and
cart sheds. Circa early C19 with mid C19 additions. Local slate and river
stones, first floor of the front is slate hung. Bitumen coated scantle
slate roof with half-hipped ends.
Plan: Rectangular plan with wing to right forming and L-shaped plan. The
main range is a shippon with a hay loft above with loading doors at back
onto the road which is at higher level; the left end is probably a granary
above a stable with access from external stairs at the front. The right
hand end is an addition of circa mid C19 and extends in a shippon wing to
the front and returns again as a small cart shed with an open front facing
the main range. At the left hand end of the main range a lean-to cart shed
of circa mid C19.
Exterior: South front: first floor is slate hung, steps up to loading door
at the left of the front for access to the granary; to left a stable door
with flanking windows; and shippon doors to right with a slated pentice
roof above on wooden cantilevers. The shippon wing to the right has 4
ground floor doorways, with flat red brick arches and 1 hay loft door
above; at right angles to the shippon wing, to the right a small cart shed
with a hipped roof and an open front facing the main range. At the left
end of the main range a lean-to cart shed with an open end.
At the back of the main range 3 first floor loading doors with canopies
over on wooden cantilevers, the left hand doorway is in the mid C19
addition; 2 small windows almost at ground level of the original range
lighting the shippon.
Interior not inspected
Listing NGR: SX7244955585
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Source: English Heritage
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