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Description: Barn and Adjoining Cartshed, with Archway Linking to Stable/Coach Block at Chavenage Manor Farm
Date Listed: 16 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 130334
OS Grid Reference: ST8719995236
OS Grid Coordinates: 387199, 195236
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6558, -2.1864
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ST 89 NE
3/20 Barn and adjoining cartshed, with
archway linking to stable/coach
block at Chavenage Manor Farm
Former barn, converted to squash court, with cartshed on north west
end, and large stable/coach block to south east linked to barn by
archway with dovecote above. Barn probably late C16, stable/coach
block of mid/late C19, remainder possibly contemporary with barn,
or of C17. Random coursed rubble stone with flush quoins, stone
slate roof, with coped verges and saddlestone to all but cartshed.
Barn has steep pitched roof, in 2 bays with dividing stepped
buttress to each side and slit vent to each bay, interior
completely renewed to form squash court except for one Tudor
archway remaining at upper level. Cartshed of 2 bays with some
chamfered beams and probable granary over with 10 stone steps up on
south west side to plank door with cathole. Archway has large
round arch at each end and small structure over with dove holes in
north gable end and blind moulded oval light on west side.
Stable/coach block has central gable to front with large single
light and square hoodmould. Ground floor has large stone chamfered
Tudor archway with square hoodmould leading to inner vestibule with
Tudor archways to each side, leading to stable on right with 2
large 2-light stone mullion and transom windows with square
hoodmoulds and cutting through continuous stringcourse on lower
part, and to former coach house on left, now with steel beam across
front opening. Tack room to rear of vestibule with arched 2-light
stone mullion and transoms flanking square headed doorway. Large
sloping canopy, formerly glazed now in corrugated plastic, resting
on thin iron columns.
Listing NGR: ST8720795235
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Source: English Heritage
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