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Description: Two Barns and Loose Box, Taddington Manor
Date Listed: 4 July 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 134917
OS Grid Reference: SP0865331218
OS Grid Coordinates: 408653, 231218
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9794, -1.8754
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SP 03 SE
4/131 Two barns and loose box,
(part formerly listed as part of
4.7.60 Taddington Farmhouse and barn)
Two barns. 1632 (datestone), C18, C19. Coursed, squared stone
to main barn, squared rubble lesser one, stone slate roof, back
slopes tiled. Five-bay barn with central porch one side; 3-bay
barn on right end, with projecting loose box. Facing house: main
barn, plinth, 2-light mullion window on left; deep porch, front
wall extended each side as buttress: double, sheet metal doors,
chamfered arris, plain impost blocks, 4-centred arch with dated
keystone. Timber lintel inside just below crown of arch.
Parapet gable, cross-gablet apex with fleur-de-lys finial. To
right wall hidden by lean-to, not of special interest. Parapet
gables to barn, cross-gablet apices. To right, slightly lower
barn, small boarded door with stone lintel in blocking to
threshing-floor doors. Projecting wing on right, boarded stable
door in gable, square opening above, both with stone lintels.
Interior: main barn tie beam trusses, angled struts to collars, 2
pairs butt purlins, curved wind braces to upper purlins over
threshing floor, missing (1986) on side opposite porch. Struts to
truss on left of threshing floor also missing. Porch 2 bays long,
queen-strut trusses. Dates and scratch markings on stonework by
inner end porch: cupboard recess, adjoining. Bays filled with
silos. Small barn inserted lofts to both ends, one removed before
1986; queen strut trusses, 2 pairs purlins, plank ridge. Forms
group with house (q.v.). Said to contain reset C12 window.
(D. Verey, Gloucestershire, the Cotswolds, 1970)
Listing NGR: SP0865331218
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