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Barn About 20 Yards North West of Birchensale, Redditch

Description: Barn About 20 Yards North West of Birchensale

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 156619

OS Grid Reference: SP0266568206
OS Grid Coordinates: 402665, 268206
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3120, -1.9623

Location: 31 Low Field Lane, Redditch, Worcestershire B97 6TD

Locality: Redditch
Local Authority: Redditch Borough Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: B97 6TD

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Listing Text

SP 06 NW

1/143 Barn about 20 yards
north-west of Birchensale


Barn. Probably C17 but altered in mid-C18 and mid-C19. Timber-framed with
brick infill, plinth and additions, some weatherboarding and plain tiled
roofs. Seven bays aligned north-east/south-west; wagon bay third from north-
east end has opposed cart entries with double doors. Framing: partly three
panels from sill to wall-plate, partly long rectangular panels; long straight
braces across some lower corners; no trusses visible. South-east elevation:
(from left) lean-to addition with catslide roof to first two bays; C19 wing
projects from third bay; rectangular lights in fourth bay; double doorway in
fifth bay; C19 wing projects from sixth bay. Both C19 wings are of two
levels with dentilled eaves cornice and header ventilation courses to upper
levels; ground floor openings and attic lights have cambered heads. Interior:
intermediate collar and tie-beam trusses with two struts; two tiers of trenched
purlins. Very substantial timbers visible inside probably of medieval origin
and re-used. C19 pulley equipment retained at south-west end.

Listing NGR: SP0266568206

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Source: English Heritage

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