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Description: Barn Occupied by Cotswold Woollen Weavers
Date Listed: 12 September 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 253520
OS Grid Reference: SP2396204478
OS Grid Coordinates: 423962, 204478
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7385, -1.6544
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SP2204-2304 FILKINS AND BROUGHTON POGGS VILLAGE STREET
7/198 Barn occupied by Cotswold
12/09/55 Woollen Weavers
(Formerly listed as Barn
opposide Filkins Hall)
Former barn, converted to workshop 1982. Circa 1720-30, with semi-illegible
tablet dated 17?? over archway. Coursed limestone rubble with dressed quoins;
stone slate roof; stone gable copings with small finial to gable near road. High
T-plan building with steep roofs. 5 bays. East front has large central gabled
projection with shallow pointed stone arch over cart entry to former threshing
floor. Archway is now infilled with C20 glazing. Smaller entry opposite in west
wall has lower segmental arch and flanking buttresses. Outer bays have vent
slits with a row of square vent holes above and below. Similar vents in gables,
all with dressed stone jambs. Roof structure renewed C19-C20. Low single-storey
range attached to south-west corner is not of special architectural interest.
Barn was fornerly known as the Bridal Barn and is said to have been used for
village wedding feasts or "bridge-ales".
(Country Life: April 28th 1944, pp728 and 731)
Listing NGR: SP2396204478
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Source: English Heritage
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