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Barn and Attached Cow House Approximately 35 Metres North of Lower House Farm, Westbury

Description: Barn and Attached Cow House Approximately 35 Metres North of Lower House Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 August 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 259019

OS Grid Reference: SJ3573409396
OS Grid Coordinates: 335734, 309396
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6784, -2.9520

Location: Barnyard Close, Westbury, Shropshire SY5 9DF

Locality: Westbury
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 9DF

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Listing Text

(North-west side)
Barn and attached cow house
20.8.80 approximately 35 metres to
north of Lower House Farmhouse
(Formerly listed as Barn
approximately 30 metres north
north east of Lower House


Barn and attached cow house. Probably mid-to late C18. Weatherboarded
and corrugated-iron clad timber frame on high C20 red brick plinth;
corrugated iron roof. 3 framed bays. Framing: widely-spaced studs
with long straight tension braces. West front: central C20 casement
and unglazed opening off-centre to right; pair of flanking 2-leaf boarded
doors. Cow house to right of coursed yellow sandstone rubble with brick
dressings and slate roof. 2 storeys; toothed brick eaves cornice;
small loft window to right and boarded loft door of off centre-to left,
ground-floor window off-centre to left and pair of 2-leaf boarded doors;
former dovecote in right-hand gable end with blocked entrances and ledges.
Interior of barn: tie-beam roof trusses with raking struts; single
staggered purlins; cross-frames with central posts and evidence of former
angle and tension braces. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SJ3573409396

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Source: English Heritage

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