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Barn, Cowhouse and Stable, Whitehall Farm, Rudford and Highleadon

Description: Barn, Cowhouse and Stable, Whitehall Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 125759

OS Grid Reference: SO7686021224
OS Grid Coordinates: 376860, 221224
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8891, -2.3376

Location: Whitehall Lane, Rudford, Gloucestershire GL2 8DZ

Locality: Rudford and Highleadon
Local Authority: Forest of Dean District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL2 8DZ

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Listing Text


8/223 Barn, cowhouse and stable,
Whitehall Farm


Barn, cowhouse, pigsty and former stable; third quarter Cl9, for
Price estate. English-bond brickwork to stable and pigsty:
otherwise weatherboarding painted black, red-brick plinth with blue
brick capping to barn, door frames (except to cowhouse), windows,
louvres, bargeboards painted white; tiled roof. L-plan range,
barn with porch forms one side, 6-bay cowhouse at right angles, 3-
bay stable on end, last lofted. Facades to courtyard: stable on
left, boarded stable door centre, 4-pane rectangular fanlight over,
low pointed blue brick arch, stone keystone. Either side a
window, stone sill, 3 glazed panes below, louvres above, arch as
door. Gabled brick dormer above in centre, 2-light casement
window, otherwise as below: fretwork bargeboards, timber finial.
Similar bargeboards to gables; door in left return to first floor,
probably granary originally. Original brick causeway in front of
stable, extends around 2 built sides of yard. On right cowhouse,
slightly set back: short, brick section with boarded door on left,
rest weatherboarded: single boarded door, casement window, double
boarded door. Above 2 large triangular louvred vents at ridge,
plain bargeboards. Interior: front originally open, timber posts
carrying wallplate. One bay in angle between barn and porch:
brick paved floor, stone edging to drainage channel. Rear wall
removed when cowhouse enlarged: king-post trusses, with iron bolt,
1 pair purlins, plank ridge. On right barn at right angles;
double, boarded doors in 2 sections to porch, boarded gable over,
decorative bargeboards, iron finial and weathervane. To right
lean-to with catslide roof against side of barn, 2 looseboxes, each
with square window on left, adjustable louvres with orignal iron
mechanism, boarded door to right. Right gable decorative
bargeboards, timber finial: large, triangular vent in gable with
louvres, upper faces curved. Lean-to pigsty against gable of
barn: boarded door in end, arch as for stable, wavy bargeboard
over. Two low openings in side, heads as door: single yard with
timber paling, gate and stone trough. At end a gabled section,
door and bargeboards as pigsty, 3 harness hooks inside. Barn
interior 5 bay, long braces in balloon wall framing; inserted
lofts. Main posts without jowls, curved braces to tie beams of
queen post trusses: king post truss to porch: plank ridge. A
very complete and well-preserved farm stead, of third quarter C19,
best surviving example of number in Rudford, Tibberton and Taynton
altered or rebuilt by Price estate.

Listing NGR: SO7686021224

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Source: English Heritage

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