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Barn, Between Oakle House and Oakle Cottage, Churcham

Description: Barn, Between Oakle House and Oakle Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 125566

OS Grid Reference: SO7587317272
OS Grid Coordinates: 375873, 217272
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8535, -2.3517

Locality: Churcham
Local Authority: Forest of Dean District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL2 8AG

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Listing Text


11/34 Barn, between Oakle llouse and
Oakle Cottage


Barn and stable: early c18, early C19 extension. Barn brownish
brick, English bond on stone plinth: brick bond to extension
irregular on ground floor: tiled roof. Central threshing floor:
lofted extension. Road side, double boarded doors to eaves hung on
timber door frame: wall projects 110 mm each side as a buttress.
Each side 2 rows of slit air vents, 4 above, 3 below, since bricked
up: small, 4 pane window inserted low down on right. Pitching-hole
in right gable bricked up: owl-hole over. Rear elevation, wide
doors only half-way to eaves, with original brick-nogged timber-
framed panel over. On left air vents as front, but open: on right
boarded door with cambered brick arch on ground floor, boarded door
above, with 3 light timber window closed by shutter on right.
Extension a boarded door on each floor: roof line slightly lower
than barn.
Internally stone paved threshing floor, 5-bay, tie-beam trusses
with angle struts, central one sitting on door posts. Collars
probably added: one pair purlins, square ridge; wind-braces rise
from wall plates. On left early inserted wall leaving short bay:
probably originally stable with granary over. Ceiling to latter at
eaves level, 3 walls plastered. Loft inserted on right mid C19:
air-vents wider internally. Good example of early C18 barn.
Derelict, single-storey extension on right and leanto to rear not
of special interest.

Listing NGR: SO7587317272

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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