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Description: Cattle House Range Approximately 20 Metres South of Engine House/Granary Range at Enholmes Farm
Date Listed: 1 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 166578
OS Grid Reference: TA3010221964
OS Grid Coordinates: 530102, 421964
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6780, -0.0318
TA 32 SW
7/36 Cattle house range
approximately 20 metres
1-10-86 south of engine
house/granary range at
Cattle house. 1849, for William Marshall; C20 alterations. Orange-brown
brick with orange rubbed-brick dressings. Pantile roof, apart from west
range with asbestos roof. Rectangular on plan: series of 5 parallel ranges
divided by passages and linked by range along north side; forms centrepiece
of farmyard. Single storey. Plinth, largely rendered. North side, of 9
bays: 6 segmental-headed entrances with sliding board doors, single
segmental-headed window to right end, single windows to centre and left, the
latter beneath a timber lintel. Hipped roof with projecting gables of
ranges to rear. West side, of 14 bays: round-headed entrance with sliding
door, flanked by part-glazed board doors with strap hinges (6 doors to left,
7 to right) beneath segmental arches; 2 rows of pipe breathers. East side,
of 10 bays: central recessed bay with wide blocked segmental-headed opening
and inserted window, flanked by 3 segmental-headed openings to each side (5
with lower sections blocked), board door to right beneath timber lintel, and
pair of segmental-headed windows to left. South side: 5 ranges, separated
by passages, each with a central round-headed gable-end entrance with
sliding doors; inserted door and window to right (east) range. Central
range has ll-bay arcades to each side with central pairs of square brick
piers flanked by cylindrical piers, and C20 breeze-block infilling with
inserted doors. Outermost east and west ranges have similar 13-bay arcades
with earlier brick infilling, board doors and overlights. Inner ranges each
have 14 original board doors with overlights to each side, some reset.
Overhanging eaves, hipped roofs throughout. The cattle houses, considered
very advanced when built, housed individual animals in boxes measuring lOft
by 12ft, each with a water trough and manger, and served by railways along
central aisles. Converted to pig units c1960, but still retaining their
original form. Railway lines removed or covered by later floor. Disused
and in disrepair at time of resurvey. Part of large early industrial farm.
See item 7/35 for sources.
Listing NGR: TA3010221964
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