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Description: Barn and Cowhouse, Banks Fee Farm
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 130238
OS Grid Reference: SP1675228420
OS Grid Coordinates: 416752, 228420
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9540, -1.7576
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SP 12 NE
3/125 Barn and Cowhouse, Banks
Barn and cowhouse. Late C18 - early C19. Coursed squared and
dressed limestone, thin stone slate roof to cowhouse, concrete tile
roof to barn. Rectangular barn with central projecting porch with
cowhouse running back from left gable end. Projecting gabled porch
to barn with plank door within double width segmental-headed
opening, similar double width opening opposite. Slit vents with
trefoil tops. Flat gable-end coping.
Single storey cowhouse at rear with stone steps up to pigeon loft
in gable end. Eleven original plank doors with strap hinges
facing yard. Barn interior; 3 bays with possibly original queen
post roof. Brick lined walls. Two niches in porch wall. Flag
threshing floor. Cowhouse interior; 11 two-cow stalls with
feeding troughs dressed with moulded brickwork, through passage
along back wall behind feeding troughs. Barn and cowhouse form 2
sides of a square yard (q.v. store/stable/pigsty block). Raised
brick standing running along outside walls within yard. An
unusually well preserved courtyard group.
Listing NGR: SP1675228420
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Source: English Heritage
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