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Barn Range Approximately 50 Metres West of New Shipton Farmhouse (Not Included), Sutton Coldfield

Description: Barn Range Approximately 50 Metres West of New Shipton Farmhouse (Not Included)

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 216708

OS Grid Reference: SP1347794261
OS Grid Coordinates: 413477, 294261
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5460, -1.8027

Location: The Avenue, Birmingham B76 2PP

Locality: Sutton Coldfield
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B76 2PP

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Listing Text

(West Side)
SP 19 SW 3/136
Barn range approx 50m W of
New Shipton Farmhouse (not
II* (star)

2. Barn range. Probably C15 with later additions and alterations.
Cruck-framed with red brick and some timber framing. Plain-tile roof.8 bays
in all. 4 bays to left are probably C15. Door and 2-light window to far left
in C19/C20 walling then double door opening, then 7 panels of square framing
with brick underbuilding and 4-light window. Further double doorway. Later
additions to right with brick walling stable doors and various windows
including iron-framed windows to far right. C20 double doorway on right end.
Various doorways and blocked double doorway to rear, together with fragment of
timber-framing opposite the far left of front. Interior. Left half has 5
pairs of full cruck blades including one on the far left end which has been
cut off above the collar. The others are complete with collars and saddles
and have single purlins between with most of the curved windbraces. To
further right a later queen-post truss and on right end 2 queen-strut trusses
probably of late C18. Renewed rafters and plank ridge. On the far left end
is a mid C19 extension at right angles which is not of special architectural
interest. This barn with 5 pairs of cruck blades is a rare and important
survival. (N W Alcock, ed., Council for British Archaeology: Research Report
No 42: Cruck Construction: p.157).

Listing NGR: SP1347794261

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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