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Aisled Barn and Adjoining Stable Block About 50 Yards North of Kedges Farmhouse, Kenswick

Description: Aisled Barn and Adjoining Stable Block About 50 Yards North of Kedges Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 151776

OS Grid Reference: SO7805758868
OS Grid Coordinates: 378057, 258868
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2276, -2.3227

Location: Kenswick, Worcestershire WR6 6YE

Locality: Kenswick
Local Authority: Malvern Hills District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR6 6YE

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Listing Text

SO 75 NE KENSWICK CP off B 4204 (north side)

3/106 Aisled barn and adjoining
stable block about 50 yards
north of Kedges Farmhouse


Aisled barn and stable block. C17, altered and extended C19. Timber-framed,
weatherboarded, barn having some wattle, and stable some brick infill panels,
sandstone rubble and brick plinth, tiled roofs. Barn: originally of 5 framed
bays, aisled to north elevation, central wagon bay with opposed square-headed
cart entries, now blocked to south, and midstrey to north. Probably during C19
barn extended to west by addition of 3 further framed bays having central wagon
bay with open square-headed cart entries and outshut to south elevation, extended
along 2 bays of older barn. Interior: 5-bay part has end nave trusses, inter-
mediate raking struts and single, trenched purlins. Two large
rectangular panels from sill to wall-plate with short, straight braces in
lower corners of upper row of panels to south and long, straight braces in
lower corners of north arcade frame. Aisle each side of midstrey has swept
and chamfered brace from aisle wall-post to arcade-post. Three-bay part has end
queen strut truss, 2 intermediate king-post trusses and single, trenched
purlins, 3 panels from sill to wall-plate, one rectangular below and 2 square
above with long straight braces in lower corners. Stable block: range of 4
framed bays; 4 stable doors and 2 square openings with wooden shutters and
a hayloft door in south elevation. Interior: Queen strut trusses throughout
with single, trenched purlins. Square panels, 3 from sill to wall-plate to south
2 to north as roof drops to lower level. Floored except for bay adjoining barn
At east gable end is a single storey 2-bay wing, with a hipped roof and south
gable to the right bay. The left bay is open for covered wagon access. Roof
construction of raking strut trusses with single, trenched purlins.

Listing NGR: SO7805758868

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Source: English Heritage

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