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Description: Almsbury Farm, Including Barn, Cow Shed, Stables, Shelter Shed and Granary
Date Listed: 4 July 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 134118
OS Grid Reference: SP0248128066
OS Grid Coordinates: 402481, 228066
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9511, -1.9653
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SP 02 28 WINCHCOMBE VINEYARD STREET
Almsbury Farm, including
Barn, cow shed, stables,
shelter shed and granary.
(formerly listed as
4.7.1960 barn south of Almsbury Farm)
Barn, cow shed, stables, shelter shed and granary with cart shed. Barn C18
or earlier, remainder C19. Barn in limestone rubble with dressings in cut-
stone to cart openings and quoins, stone slate roof; nine bay with deep
north porch and shallower south porch with hipped roof. At the crossing
a pair of upper crucks to the west, to a propped collar,and to the south
porch a heavy collar and tie with queen posts. The barn in two sections:
to the east, collar roof with 2 purlins, to the west, a higher and wider
roof with 3 purlins, and a partition half-way, ground floor rubble upper
level framed. The outer, west gable has 3 pigeon holes to the gable over
a 4-light cusped C15 window probably from the demolished Abbey, and at
ground floor, two wider segmental arches with voussoirs and key, three
arches backed with brickwork, carried on a central pier with heavy impost.
To both porches pair of doorsto wood lintels, but exit from north is at a
raised level with steps access. Cow-shed and stables at right angles to
north from and flush with the west gable of the barn, in cut and squared
limestone,stone slate roof and coped gables to outer section. A C19 building,
two storeys. 3 windows and 2 doors under segmental arches with voussoirs.
Shelter shed at right angles to, north from and flush with the east gable of
the barn, a long, low, 16 open bays plus 3 bricked up bays shed with stone
slate roof. The barn, cow shed, stables, and shelter shed from a large
approximately square yard to the north and facing Almsbury Farmhouse (q.v.).
Immediately north of the shelter shed and almost touching the return gable
of the farmhouse is a granary or possibly carters flat over cart shed. Good
C19 limestone ashlar, stone slate roof with coped gables, stone stack,
left. Two storeys, a hauling opening right over large garage door with
segmental arch and voussoirs, a smaller door, similar, to left. To the south
of the barn west gable a long low shed in coursed rubble and stone slate roof
to coped gable. A really splendid group, complementing the farmhouse.
Listing NGR: SP0248128066
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Source: English Heritage
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