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Description: Cowhouse Approximately 35 Metres South East of Chestlion Farmhouse
Date Listed: 30 March 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 253769
OS Grid Reference: SP2831902147
OS Grid Coordinates: 428319, 202147
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7173, -1.5915
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CLANFIELD BLACK BOURTON ROAD
SP2802-2902 (West side)
7/20 Cowhouse approx.35m SE of
Cowhouse. Late C18 with minor later alterations. Regularly coursed limestone
rubble; half-hipped stone slate roof. 2 levels. Ground floor has window and 2
stable doors to left of roughly central external lateral steps and doorway with
flanking windows to right, all openings with wood lintels. First floor has
gabled plank door breaking eaves, reached by steps and 2 eaves hatches to left.
Interior: chamfered cross beams and exposed joists support continuous loft,
removed to far left. Cobblestone floor. Single butt-purlin roof in 8 bays has
principal rafters resting on spurs projecting from wall tops. These spurs are
tenoned into inner curved principals rising from cross beams supporting loft
floor. Straight collars link the curved principals to the principal rafters.
Stone wall between fifth and sixth bays from left. A space left between the
suspended loft and the back wall allows hay to be pushed down into the stalls
Listing NGR: SP2831902147
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Source: English Heritage
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