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Barn About 40 Metres North of Breforton Grange, Bretforton

Description: Barn About 40 Metres North of Breforton Grange

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 July 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 148624

OS Grid Reference: SP0864844227
OS Grid Coordinates: 408648, 244227
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0963, -1.8752

Location: Station Road, Bretforton, Worcestershire WR11 7HS

Locality: Bretforton
Local Authority: Wychavon District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR11 7HS

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Listing Text

SP 0844 - SP 0944
Barn about IO metres
13/22 north of Bretforton
30.7.59 Grange


Barn. C15 with some early C19 alterations. Timber-frame, weatherboarded,
on coursed lias plinth with Cotswold stone roof. Nine framed bays aligned
east/west, originally 11 bays, two to west replaced by C19 cartshed, two
C15 porches on north side. North front has two gabled porches, the gables
weatherboarded with full-height doors below. Framing is close-studded with
a rail, and passing tension braces. Roof has two struts to collar, clasped
purlin and arch-braced tie-beams. This is one of the finest surviving barns
built for Evesham Abbey. At the time of survey one of the roof trusses had
collapsed. (February 1986). (Bond, C J: "The Estates of Evesham Abbey: a
preliminary survey of their medieval topography", Vale of Evesham Historical
Society Research Papers, Vol 4, 1973, p 14, fig 3; VCH, 2, p 360; BoE, p 100)

Listing NGR: SP0864844227

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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