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Barn About 30 Yards South of Callow Hill Farmhouse, Redditch

Description: Barn About 30 Yards South of Callow Hill Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 April 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 156499

OS Grid Reference: SP0182164696
OS Grid Coordinates: 401821, 264696
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2804, -1.9747

Location: Callow Hill Lane, Redditch, Worcestershire B97 5PJ

Locality: Redditch
Local Authority: Redditch Borough Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: B97 5PJ

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Listing Text

SP 06 SW
Barn about 30 yards south
of Callow Hill Farmhouse
10.4.54 (formerly listed as Barn at
Callow Hill Farm)


Barn, now converted to two dwellings. Probably c1700 with mid-C18 additions;
converted late C20. Timber-framed with brick infill, brick plinth, some
weatherboarding and plain tiled roofs. L-plan; main part of five framed bays
aligned east/west; central wagon bay with opposed cart entries and gabled
midstrey to south; outer bays added at a slightly later date and cl750 a
two-bay south return was also added to the west bay, -the northernmost bay
of which is a wagon bay with opposed cart entries. Partly two levels;
diaper ventilation patterns. Framing: three panels from sill to wall-plate;
long straight braces across some lower corners; collar and tie-beam trusses
with struts to original and present end bays; intermediate tie-beam trusses
with raking struts; two tiers of trenched purlins. Elevations undergoing
alteration at time of survey (June 1985). The building contains some reused
timbers dating from c1500 including probably the central truss of a medieval
hall identified by the mortices of its former mantel beam and the chamfers on
posts and tie-beam.

Listing NGR: SP0182164696

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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