Description: Barn and Attached Outbuildings Approximately 15 Metres East of Caswell House and Caswell Farmhouse
Date Listed: 12 September 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 252142
OS Grid Reference: SP3212208213
OS Grid Coordinates: 432122, 208213
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7717, -1.5359
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15/69 Barn and attached outbuildings
12/09/55 approx. 15m. E of Caswell
House and Caswell Farmhouse
(Formerly listed as Caswell
House and Barns)
Barn. Probably C17; re-roofed late C18/early C19. Coursed limestone rubble;
gabled stone slate roof. 5-bay plan with central threshing floor. Timber lintel
over central double doors. Interior: collar-truss roof with butt purlins.
Subsidiary features: early C19 L-shaped loosebox range, of similar materials,
attached to left. Early C19 covered cart-loading bays to right: of 6 bays, with
stone piers to right side and hipped Welsh slate roof; plank loft door in barn
for unloading sheaves of corn. Long outbuilding to rear, former stables,
cowhouse and granary: mainly C17, with earlier origins; left side wall has
timber lintels over three C17 plank doors with Norfolk latches and strap hinges,
another similar door set in a chamfered stone architrave, a C17 chamfered stone
light and four C19 hit-and-miss ventilators; stone steps to granary door.
Interior: cowhouse at front has ogee-stopped chamfered beams and cobbled floor;
granary above has 4-bay through-purlin roof, with 2 collar trusses and 2 upper
crucks with arch-braced collars and saddled apex. Cowhouse behind is open to
4-bay collar-truss roof with through purlins. Similar roof in hayloft over
stables to rear, which have cobbled floor and oak manger and stalls. This
farmbuildinq is a rare and important survival.
Listing NGR: SP3212208213
Source: English Heritage
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