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Grain Kiln with Stable to Rear of Number 39, Trawden Forest

Description: Grain Kiln with Stable to Rear of Number 39

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 186406

OS Grid Reference: SD9121639969
OS Grid Coordinates: 391216, 439969
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8559, -2.1350

Location: Top Lane, Trawden, Lancashire BB8 8BU

Locality: Trawden Forest
Local Authority: Pendle Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB8 8BU

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Listing Text

In the entry for:-

Grain kiln with stable
to rear of No 39
(formerly listed as
6.65 Corn-drying Kiln south-
east of No 39)


The building shall be upgraded to II* and
the list description should be amended to read:-

Grain kiln with stable. c1700. Coursed gritstone, stone slate roof. 1-storey with
partial basement, 3 bays. Large quoins; chamfered, quoined opening. Each side has
doorway (now window) on uphill side of a row of blocked slit vents set beneath 2
small windows. Top-end gable has broad cart entrance with rebated jambs and massive
lintel. Other gable with small basement door beneath blocked doorway and slit;
square owl-hole. Interior: basement door leads, via low passage with niches, to
a fire-chamber over which an arch supports a grill formed by slats of stone notched
into stone joists; kiln tiles removed. Rooms above are linked by a chamfered,
square-headed doorway. Original king-post trusses, twin purlins and ridge. Probably
used for drying oats as well as corn. An extremely well-preserved example of a
rear building type.



12/240 Corn-drying kiln
SE of No 39


Kiln. Circa 1700. Rectangular single storey building. Coursed rubble with
large squared quoins. Stone slate roof. Apparatus for drying corn in situ.
South east facing gable has massive lintel spanning door and small window.

Listing NGR: SD9121639969

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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