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Range of 4 Barns, Fowl House and Cow Houses Approximately 60 Metres to North West of Harnage Grange, Cound

Description: Range of 4 Barns, Fowl House and Cow Houses Approximately 60 Metres to North West of Harnage Grange

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259726

OS Grid Reference: SJ5685602211
OS Grid Coordinates: 356856, 302211
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6159, -2.6386

Location: Cound, Shropshire SY5 6EB

Locality: Cound
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 6EB

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Listing Text

SJ 50 SE
7/72 Range of 4 barns, fowl
- house and cow houses
approx. 60 metres to
north-west of Harnage

4 barns, now partly fowl house and cow houses. Mid- and late C17 with
some late C19 alterations. U-plan; enclosing 3 sides of a square farm-
yard with former stables (q.v.) forming east side. South range: mid-
to late C17 with some C19 alterations. Timber framed with red brick
nogging on coursed sandstone rubble and C19 brick plinth with weather-
boarded gable end to west; partly rebuilt in coursed grey sandstone rubble and
red brick; plain tile roofs. 6 framed bays. One storey with loft to
west. Framing: tall wide panels with middle rail, short straight corner
braces and one long straight tension brace. North front: boarded loft
doors; late C19 slatted windows and fixed glazed windows; 2-leaf boarded
doors to left and right. Left-hand return front with external flight of
10 stone and brick steps up to boarded loft door,and triangular wooden
dovecote in gable end above. Interior: collar and tie-beam trusses
with queen struts; pairs of purlins. West range: mid- and late C17.
Timber framed, with red brick nogging to east and weatherboarded to
west; plain tile roofs of differing heights. South barn of 3 framed
bays and north barn of 4 framed bays. Framing: square panels (3 from
sole-plate to wall-plate) with long straight tension braces. East-front:
irregular openings; cart entrances to left and right. Interior: storage
bay cross frames with sole-plates on low dividing walls, long straight
tension braces, and central posts; collar and tie-beam trusses with
queen struts; pairs of purlins with windbraces. North range: mid-
to-late C17 with mid- to late C19 alterations. Timber framed, with
red brick nogging to north and weatherboarded to east and south over
C19 red brick ground floor. One storey and loft. Framing: square
panels (3 from sole-plate to will-plate) with long straight tension
braces (the top panel is possibly an addition); scotches. South front:
3 boarded loft doors. 2 segmental-headed 2-leaf boarded cow house doors
and 2 segmental-headed wooden casements; through carriageway to left.
These buildings form part of a large farm complex around 2 square fold-
yards to the north-west of Harnage Grange (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ5685602211

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Source: English Heritage

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