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Two Barns and Cowhouse, About 36 Metres South of Staunton Court, Staunton

Description: Two Barns and Cowhouse, About 36 Metres South of Staunton Court

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 October 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 126024

OS Grid Reference: SO7822929137
OS Grid Coordinates: 378229, 229137
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9603, -2.3182

Location: Staunton Court, Staunton, Gloucestershire GL19 3QA

Locality: Staunton
Local Authority: Forest of Dean District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL19 3QA

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Listing Text

SO 7829-7929 (south side)

13/205 Two barns and cowhouse, about 36m
south of Staunton Court (one barn
formerly listed as part of Court
Farmhouse with barn 35 yards to
south, and dovecote


Barns and cowhouse. Late C17, C18, C19. Brick-nogged timber-
framing, stone plinth, tiled roofs. 'T' plan; stem 5-bay barn
with porch; cross piece 3-bay barn and 3-bay cowhouse. Five-bay
barn, facade to house: right end partly hidden by cowhouse:
framing 4 panels high, 2 parallel slit air vents in top 2 panels,
small diamond in next below. Projecting gabled porch centre,
double doorway to eaves, tie beam and collar truss, 'V' struts
above. Framing right return 3 panels wide top half, 4 bottom.
Lean-to looseboxes on left against barn not of special interest.
Interior: stone-paved threshing floor, low brick wall with timber
each side, curved struts to main posts, short brace to tie beam
above: square cut base to jowl. Queen strut truss, with added
angle struts, 2 pairs purlins, square ridge. Intermediate truss to
right same, no lower bracing to left. Cowhouse on right, framing
3 panels high, plinth renewed in concrete: boarded door towards
left, shuttered opening right: infill to 3 top panels replaced
with wire mesh. Ceiling inserted at eaves level, brick walls to
top second panels down sides mid C20. Second barn behind first,
on right, half width projects beyond gable of first. Right-hand
face, gable of first on left: small door in left return, double
doorway to threshing floor on left: wall framing 3 panels high,
eaves lower than first barn. In front, on right, semi-octagonal
horse-engine house, timber-posts at corners on stone bases,
straight braces to wallplate, curved to one tie beam. Sides
originally open, partly boarded over mid C20; roof removed (an
unusual survival in Gloucestershire). Internally stone paved
threshing floor; on right low sill to half barn, vertical timber
centre, straight brace to wallpost at back (removed at front); tie
beam, collar and angle strut truss, 2 pairs purlins, plank ridge.
Two bays to right partly floored over as grain store mid C20.
Surrounding mid to late C20 framed buildings not of special
interest. Forms group with farmhouse, Church and other farm
buildings (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SO7822929137

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Source: English Heritage

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