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Description: Barn by Road, Roel Farm
Date Listed: 4 July 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 134818
OS Grid Reference: SP0740324927
OS Grid Coordinates: 407403, 224927
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9228, -1.8937
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SP 02 SE
9/37 Barn by road, Roel Farm
(formerly listed as part of Roel
4.7.60 Farmhouse with farmbuildings)
Barn, cartshed, associated former shelter sheds. Early and mid
C19. Random rubble walls, squared larger quoins; boarded walls
to sheds; stone slate roofs to buildings by road, concrete tile to
projecting wing on right, corrugated asbestos on left. Eight-bay
barn with central, projecting wing to road; formerly lofted
cartshed on left; 2 single-storey wings form back of barn framing
yard. Barn range from road: left return: wide opening to
cartshed, timber lintel, stone wall over with central, boarded
door, glazed light over, timber lintel extending across gable. Main
face, ground at higher level: boarded door rising into gabled
dormer; below is a short flight of stone steps and quarter
landing. Barn on right is higher, parapet gable, square owl hole
in gable. On left boarded door to pitch hole above, low boarded
door, timber lintel. Projecting wing in centre, plain, except for
wide doorway each side against barn, to eaves level; to right
small door and pitch-hole as left. Behind, on right single-storey
wing, doorway and window opening, wallplate as lintel. Beyond
former open-fronted shelter shed, front boarded with doorways. On
left of barn originally open-fronted shelter shed, only rear stone
wall survives, widened with boarded wall and doors.
Interior of barn, floor lower than road, wide opening to central
wing set up above road level; 2 low, boarded doors to yard
opposite, wall recess as cupboard adjoining. Eight-bay roof,
collar and tie beam trusses. Projecting wing king-post trusses
with bolts. Cartshed originally lofted in 4 bays: only main
floor beams survive, with interrupted tie beam truss above. All
roofs 2 pairs purlins, plank ridge. Important range on side of
road: apparently designed for machine threshing. Forms group
with house and stables (q.v.).
Listing NGR: SP0740324927
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Source: English Heritage
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