British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Barn, and Engine House, Carswalls Manor, Newent

Description: Barn, and Engine House, Carswalls Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 125715

OS Grid Reference: SO7423627082
OS Grid Coordinates: 374236, 227082
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9416, -2.3762

Location: Tewkesbury Road, Newent, Gloucestershire GL18 1LG

Locality: Newent
Local Authority: Forest of Dean District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL18 1LG

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Newent, Gloucestershire at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

(south side)

3/178 Barn, and Engine House,
Carswalls Manor


Barn and engine house: late C18 or early C19; late C19 or early
C20 engine house. Ashlar plinth, English garden wall bond
brickwork, tiled roof. Engine house weatherboarding on timber
frame, brick plinth, corrugated-iron roof. 8 bay barn, 2
threshing floors: loft inserted at engine-house end: engine house
projects from gable. Elevation to rick yard: 2 pairs double
boarded doors, cambered brick arch: doors begin a little way up
for lift. Between and at ends 2 semi-circular headed large
recesses, brick grille (every fourth course alternate header and
void). On extreme left low down 2-light shuttered window,
cambered brick arch. Dentil eaves. On left low engine house,
plain side wall, ridge ventilator to left half, wide, flat-headed
doorway in gable left return. Left return to barn, 2 slit
openings with brick arches over to engine house for belting to
shafting; boarded door, cambered brick arch, shuttered window on
left. Above slit air-vents either side: boarded door slightly
left of centre, circular cat hole, cambered brick arch. Below
remains of timber platform, stairs missing, above lean-to
corrugated-iron roof. Three slit air-vents in gable. On cow
yard side stone hinge blocks to barn doors, small doors cut in one
of large.
Interior: internal buttresses to carry trusses. Originally low
walls with timber cap each side of threshing floor, removed save at
left end, door cut, ramp down to lower floor at end; loft
inserted with 2 cast-iron pillars; shafting for driving barn
machinery. Queen strut trusses to threshing floors, king post
between, 2 pairs butt purlins, plank ridge, long windbraces wall
plate to truss, cutting rafters. Lean-to on rick yard side not of
special interest.

Listing NGR: SO7423627082

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.