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Field Barn and Brye, Leire

Description: Field Barn and Brye

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 191181

OS Grid Reference: SP5199591594
OS Grid Coordinates: 451995, 291594
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5198, -1.2351

Location: Broughton Lane, Leire, Leicestershire LE9 6QG

Locality: Leire
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE9 6QG

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Listing Text

3/32 Field Barn and Byre

Field barn and byre. Late C18. Mud with thatched roofs, covered in
corrugated sheeting. Byre is open to west, facing into the yard, and has mud
rear wall and part of one gable: the other is rebuilt in brick. Three bays,
with curved principal roof trusses, the wallplate supported on posts across
the open front. The barn is at right angles to this. All four walls survive
to their full height in mud, though the gable apexes are open: presumably
they were always thus since traces of timber plank walling remain below the
wood soffit boards. Central wide doors face onto yard (south side) and there
is a smaller door in rear elevation.

Listing NGR: SP5199591594

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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