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Lower Grinsty Barn, Redditch

Description: Lower Grinsty Barn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 February 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 156605

OS Grid Reference: SP0232465639
OS Grid Coordinates: 402324, 265639
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2889, -1.9673

Location: Lower Grinsty 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 NW

1/129 Lower Grinsty Barn (formerly
listed as outbuilding adjoin-
1.2.74 ing and to SE of Lower Grinsty


Barn and shelter shed, now house. Early C17; restored and converted late
C20. Timber-framed with rendered infill on brick base; plain tiled roofs.
L-plan; barn part of two framed bays aligned east/west with framed lean-to
at east gable end and shelter shed part of four framed bays adjoining to
south-east. Part two storeys, part single storey. Framing: former barn
has three panels from sill to wall-plate and collar and tie-beam trusses
with raking struts. Shelter shed part has two rows of square panels from
sill to wall-plate and tie-beam trusses with raking struts. West front
elevation: mainly C20 square single-light casements. Gable end of barn
part to left has a ground and first floor window; south side of barn part
has two ground floor windows, a first floor window and a lean-to porch with
a C20 door; three skylights in roof. Shelter shed part has five windows,
a glazed door and, at its southern end, a pair of double doors. The build-
ings originally belonged to Lower Grinsty Farmhouse (qv) about 30 yards to
the south-west. They are included for group value.

Listing NGR: SP0232665638

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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