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Barn Approximately 50 Metres West of Manor Farmhouse, Bibury

Description: Barn Approximately 50 Metres West of Manor Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 23 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 127293

OS Grid Reference: SP1041207669
OS Grid Coordinates: 410412, 207669
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7676, -1.8505

Location: Ablington, Gloucestershire GL7 5NY

Locality: Bibury
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL7 5NY

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Listing Text

SP 1007-1107
10/47 Barn approximately 50m west of
Manor Farmhouse (previously listed
as Barn at Manor Farm on West side
23.1.52 of road)
Large barn. Mid-late C16; addition dated 1727. Random rubble
limestone; ashlar limestone to porches; stone slate roof. Five-
bay barn with 4-bay addition to east end; north and south porches
to both parts. Central gabled porches to earlier building with
vertical timber plank boarding above timber lintel to plank barn
doors. Two offset buttresses to side walls; chamfered plinth.
Single slit vent alongside each buttress. Parapet gabled ends
with finials. Off-centre porches to 1727 addition with timber
lintels to plank barn doors; plain verges to south porch; lean-to
north porch. Datestone set in gable to south porch: 'I C /
1727'- John Coxwell being Lord of Ablington Manor at this date.
East gable end has 3 slit vents and iron weathervane. Interior:
high 5-bay arched braced collar truss roof to earlier building with
queen struts. Three tiers of purlins with scattered curved
windbracing. Splayed reveals to all vent slits. Stone flag
floor. Four-bay collar and tie-beam truss roof to 1727 addition.
The earlier building is a rare example of a barn of this date, the
porches being extended at a later date, possibly contemporary with
1727 addition.
(Illustrated in ed. C. and A.M. Hadfield, The Cotswolds: A New
Study, 1973. D. Verey, Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979.)

Listing NGR: SP1042307670

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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