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Shelter Shed About 30 Yards North of Middle Farmhouse, Ashton under Hill

Description: Shelter Shed About 30 Yards North of Middle Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 July 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 148463

OS Grid Reference: SO9978337653
OS Grid Coordinates: 399783, 237653
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0373, -2.0046

Location: Back Lane, Ashton Under Hill, Worcestershire WR11 6SX

Locality: Ashton under Hill
Local Authority: Wychavon District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR11 6SX

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Listing Text

SO 9837 - 9937
11/11 22/4A Shelter shed about 30 yards
30-7-59 north of Middle Farmhouse
(formerly listed with Middle

Shelter shed. Probably late C18 with mid-C19 alterations. Limestone rubble
with plain tiled roof, half-hipped at west end. Eleven bays aligned east/west,
open on south side and supported on timber posts. The fifth and sixth bays have
C19 brick infill and there is a square window. The roof has intermediate tie-beam
trusses with raking struts. The floor is cobbled and along the rear wall (except
in bays five and six) is a continuous timber manger supported by posts on sand-
stone blocks and which are linked together and braced against each tie-beam.
In front of the manger is a brick wall about 18 inches high which has semi-
circular sandstone drinking troughs projecting from it at regular intervals.
Behind the manger is a narrow feeding passage. An early and rare complete
surviving example of a shelter shed feeding arrangement.

Listing NGR: SO9978337653

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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