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L Shaped Barn at Bank Farm, Worthen with Shelve

Description: L Shaped Barn at Bank Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 257438

OS Grid Reference: SJ3370905738
OS Grid Coordinates: 333709, 305738
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6453, -2.9812

Location: Worthen, Shropshire SY5 9HH

Locality: Worthen with Shelve
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 9HH

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Listing Text

SJ 30 NW

2/106 L-shaped barn at
- Bank Farm

Barn. Late C17, partly rebuilt mid- to late C18, with later alterations.
Timber framed with red brick infill on high brick plinth to sides facing
farmyard, red brick to gable ends and rear; slate roof to west range
and plain tiles to north-east range with raised verges to gable end
of west range. L-plan. 2 levels. Framing: 2 square panels with long
straight tension braces from raised cill to wall-plate. Cross-shaped
air vents in each panel with lozenge-shaped air vents (now mainly infilled)
to plinth. North-east range has one eaves hatch to far left with doors
to left and far left; wide former threshing entrance with full-height
double doors in angle with west range which has 3 eaves hatches, 5
doors (one now blocked) and inserted cart bay to left. Interior: north-
east range has double-purlin roof in 5 bays with variety of Queen-
strut, Queen-post and King-post trusses; timber framed partition between
first and second bays from left. West range also has double-purlin
roof in 6 short bays with 3 Queen-post trusses to right; Queen-strut
truss to fourth bay from right and King-post truss with timber framed
partition below dividing 2 bays spanning north-east range. Continuous
loft to 4 right bays.

Listing NGR: SJ3370905738

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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