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The Barn, Sharnford

Description: The Barn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 May 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 189036

OS Grid Reference: SP4731288634
OS Grid Coordinates: 447312, 288634
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4936, -1.3046

Location: A5, Sharnford, Leicestershire LE17 5AT

Locality: Sharnford
Local Authority: Blaby District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE17 5AT

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Listing Text

SP 48 NE (north east side)

5/46 The Barn
(formerly listed as
13.5.77 farm buildings
immediately east of
High Cross Farm-


Former barn, stables and cowsheds, now a house. Early C18, C19
and C20, converted to a house c.1980. Timber frame, with
rendered nogging, and brick, with plain tile and corrugated
asbestos roofs. Dentillated eaves to north range, single brick
ridge stack. 2 storeys, 6 unequal bays. L-plan. The windows
are mainly squat C20 glazing bar casements. East entrance front
has an off-centre plank door flanked to left by a 2 light C20
sliding sash, and to right by a small fixed light and a 2 light
casement. Above the door, a former doorway containing a 2 light
casement and with a plank shutter. To its left, a small
casement. Adjoining gabled range to left has a pair of garage
doors. The north gable has a 2 light casement on each floor.
The north side, to right, has a brick plinth and a timber framed
first floor. To the right, a small casement on each floor. The
west gable has a 3 light casement above. The south side of the
north range is rendered and has false timber framing. To the
left, a C20 lean-to bay window with a 2 light casement. To the
right, a small casement and a large C19 glazing bar sash. Beyond,
a lean-to addition in the return angle, with a C20 bow window.
Above, to the left, 2 small C19 casements. In the return angle,
to west, a large C20 glazing bar casement with segmental head,
and above it a former loading door with a 2 light casement. To
the right, a small casement. Beyond, to right, a C20 single
storey range with an off-centre blocked door containing a 3 light
casement, flanked by single 4 light casements. Beyond, to left,
a wide close boarded door. Beyond, to right, a larger 3 light
casement. to right again, a single storey gabled wing. In the
return angle, a rendered buttress flanked to left by a small
casement and to right by a C19 half glazed door. The west gable
has a 2 light casement. Included for group value only.

Listing NGR: SP4731288634

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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