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Description: Farm Buildings at Lower Lock Farm
Date Listed: 15 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 234992
OS Grid Reference: SP7505248946
OS Grid Coordinates: 475052, 248946
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1337, -0.9049
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SP 74 NE STOKE BRUERNE GRAND UNION CANAL
8/172 Farm buildings at Lower Lock
Range of farm buildings, including barn. c.1840. Coursed squared limestone,
hipped slate roofs. U plan. Principal range contains central 3-bay barn with
opposed double-leaf doors with wood lintels, that to front with
elliptical-arched head. Barn is flanked by single-storey 1-bay wings, each with
stable door; doors have stone lintels and keyblocks, Single-storey return wings,
each with 3-bay shelter sheds open to yard on segmental-arched brick arcades.
Left wing has stabling at one end. Right wing has small 2-bay cart-standing open
to field to right with timber post and lintels. Barn is brick-lined. Lower Lock
Farm was formerly part of the Grafton estate. The layout of the farm buildings
is similar, on a lesser scale, to that of the model farm buildings built 1839-44
for the 4th Duke of Grafton, as part of a large programme of agricultural
Listing NGR: SP7505248946
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Source: English Heritage
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