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Barn to East of Guildhall Farmhouse, Alongside the Lane, Rainford

Description: Barn to East of Guildhall Farmhouse, Alongside the Lane

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 216344

OS Grid Reference: SD5116700177
OS Grid Coordinates: 351167, 400177
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4960, -2.7376

Location: B5205, Rainford, St Helens WA11 8QX

Locality: Rainford
County: St Helens
Country: England
Postcode: WA11 8QX

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Listing Text

(north side)

2/54 Barn to east of
Guildhall farm-
house, alongside
the Lane
24.3.66 (Formerly listed as Outbuildings
at Guildhall Farm)

Barn with cow house and stable. C17. Stone with stone slate
and slate roof. One storey with 2-storey cross wing to west
end. 5-bay barn has cow house in out shut to central 3 bays
on north side; large entrance to left of this, small
entrance to right. Cow house has central entrance and
flanking windows; entrance in right return has wide-boarded
door. South facade to Lane has large entrance to left and
signs of blocked entrance to right. Roof has slate north
pitch and stone slate south pitch. Cross-wing has stable
door and window, pitching door and flanking small windows,
one of 2 lights, and 2 pigeon holes with ledge to apex on
north gable end. Return has stable door, 2 windows and
pitching hole. South gable end has window. Interior: of
barn has cruck truss with tie beam and collar to east of
entrance bay, 2 tie-beam trusses with struts, and cross-
wall, separating eastern bay from rest of barn, with
pitching hole. Cow house has 5 stalls; purlin supported on
curved tie beam and 4 posts, 2 with ovolo moulding. Cross
wing has tie-beam truss with struts. The barn is probably
contemporary with the farmhouse.

Listing NGR: SD5116700177

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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