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Description: Barn with Attached Horse Engine House and Stable Approximately 10 Metres to North East of Alderton F
Date Listed: 29 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 260084
OS Grid Reference: SJ4955624058
OS Grid Coordinates: 349556, 324058
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8117, -2.7498
SJ 42 SE MYDDLE C.P. ALDERTON
7/2 Barn with attached
- horse engine house
and stable approx.
10 metres to north-
east of Alderton
part in Myddle
Barn with attached horse engine house and stables. Late C18 or early
C19. Timber framed barn with red brick nogging on high dressed red
sandstone base; slate roof. Framing: studs with light rails and long
straight tension braces. 3 bays. West front: honeycomb brick vents
in first floor to right and inserted window in centre; vertical ground-
floor vents, boarded stable-type door off-centre to right, and central
pair of sliding boarded doors. Large C20 farmbuilding partly obscuring
barn to left. Stable adjoining to right: red brick with dressed red
sandstone plinth, dentil brick eaves cornice and slate and corrugated-
iron roof; granary above with boarded loft door to left and stable
below with pair of segmental-headed wooden windows flanking central
segmental-headed boarded stable-type door. Right-hand return front
with flight of external red sandstone steps up to segmental-headed
loft doorway. Polygonal horse engine house projecting at rear of barn
with dressed red sandstone piers and hipped graded slate roof (partly
replaced with corrugated iron). Interior of barn: stone cross walls;
lofts in end bays. Horse engine house with sawn king post truss.
The horse engine house is possibly a latter addition as it is shown
in dotted outline only on the 1839 tithe map. Shropshire Records Office,
No. 4684/Ti/2. Included for group value.
Listing NGR: SJ4955624058
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Source: English Heritage
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