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Barn Approximately 15 Metres North East of Upper Farmhouse, Pontesbury

Description: Barn Approximately 15 Metres North East of Upper Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259468

OS Grid Reference: SJ3750707030
OS Grid Coordinates: 337507, 307030
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6574, -2.9253

Location: Hinwood Road, Pontesbury, Shropshire SY5 0AW

Locality: Pontesbury
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 0AW

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Listing Text


3/166 Barn approximately
- 15m north-east of
Upper Farmhouse


Former open hall, latterly barn, now cowshed. Probably C14 or C15 with
extensive late C20 alterations. Timber framed of cruck construction now
entirely clad in corrugated iron except for weatherboarded north-east gable
end, steep-pitched corrugated iron roof. Three C20 eaves hatches on south
side with 5 stable doors to left and right and wide central doorway. Interior:
5 framed bays formerly open to roof, now with loft inserted; 6 massive true
cruck trusses with cambered upper and lower collars, 5 with Alcock apex type
B and one in end wall with apex type V; dog-leg shaped windbraces forming
crude lozenge patterns, partial smoke-blackening. Upper Farmhouse is not
included. Alcock (1981), p.143.

Listing NGR: SJ3750707030

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Source: English Heritage

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