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Description: Granary South-West of Lower Smite Farmhouse
Date Listed: 21 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 147907
OS Grid Reference: SO8882958950
OS Grid Coordinates: 388829, 258950
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2286, -2.1650
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SO 85 NE HINDLIP CP SMITE
7/12 Granary south-west of
Lower Smite Farmhouse
Granary. Late C17/early C18. Timber-framed, brick infill, part weatherboarded,
on high brick, sandstone and blue lias limestone rubble plinth, plain tiled roof.
Two framed bays; single storey and attic, on steep slope enabling base to be
used, probably for cart storage. Framing : 3 square panels from sill to wall-
plate, short straight braces in upper corners, collar and tie-beam trusses
with queen struts in gable ends. Ledged and battened door in south side
elevation; east gable end has wide doorway in plinth, rectangular ground floor
opening and wood panel in apex with 2 alighting ledges and 5 access holes for
pigeons; there is a 2-light wood mullioned window in the ground floor of the
west gable end. Interior: roof of trenched, single purlins and intermediate
tie-beam truss with queen struts. Ground floor and attic plastered throughout;
attic has plastered ceiling at collar level. Previously listed as a dovecote.
Listing NGR: SO8882958950
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Source: English Heritage
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