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Description: Threshing Barn and Attached Horse Mill at New Breaks Farm
Date Listed: 30 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 165419
OS Grid Reference: SE8031920867
OS Grid Coordinates: 480319, 420867
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6781, -0.7855
SE 82 SW TWIN RIVERS KINGS CAUSEWAY
(north side, off)
1/32 Threshing barn and
attached horse mill at
New Breaks Farm
Threshing barn and attached horse mill. Early-mid C19 with later C19
addition blocking to horse mill. Brown brick with slate roof to barn,
pantile roof to horse mill. Rectangular on plan, barn with horse mill
attached to west end. Forms north side of foldyard, adjoining
stable/granary range to south west (qv). Barn: 3-storeys height; 9 external
bays, with projecting full-height entrance bays to north and south. South
side: blocked waggon entrance with board door and 4-light window beneath
original timber lintel and segmental stretcher relieving arch. Side bays
each have 3 tiers of 4 breather slits, apart from lower left which has a
board door to left beneath segmental stretcher arch with 3 slits to right.
Stepped eaves. Hipped roof. North side of barn has similar waggon entrance
with recessed 2-fold board door beneath timber lintel and segmental
relieving arch. Side bays have 2 lower tiers of 4 slit breathers to each
side, and upper tier with segmental-headed hatch to left flanked by single
breathers, and a pair of similar glazed hatches and single breather to
right. Lower left section obscured by later lean-to which is not of special
interest. Horse mill: single-storey with canted west end. Plinth, piers at
angles with recessed blocking between, board doors to north and south, and
inserted double board doors to west, hipped roof. Interior not inspected.
The largest and most impressive of the barns in the Marshland region of the
lower Trent and Ouse valleys, reflecting the high productivity of the newly
enclosed and reclaimed land.
Listing NGR: SE8031920867
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Source: English Heritage
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