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Barn Incorporating Cowhouse Approximately 5 Yards North of Lower Farmhouse, Acton Trussell and Bednall

Description: Barn Incorporating Cowhouse Approximately 5 Yards North of Lower Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 271663

OS Grid Reference: SJ9536117956
OS Grid Coordinates: 395361, 317956
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7592, -2.0702

Location: Acton Trussell, Staffordshire ST17 0SB

Locality: Acton Trussell and Bednall
Local Authority: South Staffordshire District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST17 0SB

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Listing Text


4/15 Barn incorporating cowhouse
- approximately 5 yards
north of Lower Farmhouse

- II

Barn and cowhouse. Early C18. Timber framed with brick infill; slate
roof. 4-bay range aligned north-west/south-east, cowhouse in the north-
west bay and barn with central threshing floor to the south-east. One
storey; full height 2-leaf barn door to right of centre, boarded doors
to left serving cowhouse and barn, inserted doorway to right. Framing:
2 panels to eaves, the barn has square panels below and vertical rectangular
panels above, on the cowhouse the positions are reversed, long straight
tension braces. Interior: The cross-frames have central vertical posts
between sill-beam and tie-beam, the roof trusses have angle struts
extending from tie-beam to principal rafters, 2 pairs of purlins and a
ridge piece. Lower Farmhouse is not included in this list. J.E.C. Peters
The Development of Farm Buildings in Western Lowland Staffordshire up
to 1880 (1969). Manchester University Press. PP 97, 113, Fig. 3.

Listing NGR: SJ9536117956

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Source: English Heritage

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