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Barn About 60 Yards East of Kyre Park, Kyre

Description: Barn About 60 Yards East of Kyre Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 150710

OS Grid Reference: SO6268863540
OS Grid Coordinates: 362688, 263540
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2687, -2.5482

Location: Kyre, Worcestershire WR15 8RW

Locality: Kyre
Local Authority: Malvern Hills District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR15 8RW

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Listing Text

SO 66 SW
6/23 Barn about 60 yards
east of Kyre Park


Barn, now function room. Circa 1618 by William Harrison of Bromsgrove for
Sir Edward Pytts; altered mid-C20. Handmade brick on sandstone rubble base;
plain tiled roof with stepped parapets and finials at gable ends. Ten bays
aligned east/west totalling 130 feet in length; wagon bays with opposed cart
entries situated in fourth and seventh bays from west end. The smaller north
entries have been blocked. There are single-bay wings with roofs slightly
lower in height than the main range projecting from the second and ninth bays
on the south side. Also buttresses with offsets at the bay divisions along
the north elevation and flanking the central bay on the south side. Partly
two storeys. Two tiers of ventilation slits throughout. Main south elevation
the wagon bays have inserted C20 multi-paned windows and the westernmost one
has a glazed double doorway with a flat canopy above. There is also a C20
door in the first bay from the west end. The wings have 2-light chamfered
mullioned ashlar windows on both floor levels. A C20 door has been inserted
in the inner angle of both wings. Interior: original roof structure survives.
largely intact; it has collar and tie-beam trusses with large raking struts
sloping inwards beneath the collar and a V-strut above. East of the eastern-
most wagon bay is a collar and tie-beam truss with two collars and have five
struts beneath and three struts above the upper collar. C20 brick piers support
additional tie-beams beneath the trusses of the central bays. There are two
tiers of trenched purlins. County Ancient Monument number 307, together with
dovecote (qv) about 120 yards east of Kyre Park (qv). (Country Life, xvii
and xxiv, 1917; The Antiquary, xxi, 202, 261, xxii, 24, 50; VCH, IV, p 281;
BoE, p 211).

Listing NGR: SO6268863540

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Source: English Heritage

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