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Barn Approximately 25 Metres North of Gainsborough Farmhouse, Shenstone

Description: Barn Approximately 25 Metres North of Gainsborough Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 272676

OS Grid Reference: SK0792302593
OS Grid Coordinates: 407923, 302593
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6210, -1.8844

Locality: Shenstone
Local Authority: Lichfield District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WS9 9HH

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Listing Text

(east side)

8/63 Barn approx. 25m
north of Gainsborough

- II

Barn. Dated 1727 with minor alterations. Red brick with 3 tiers
of vents; tiled roof formerly with verge parapets. Extremely long
(approx. 60m) and of approximately two storey height. Two threshing
floor entrances inset from ends with stone hinge blocks; segmental
relieving arches and double boarded doors. Set-in at the left end
has a wide door, with segmental relieving arch and plaque over inscribed
"1727/JOHN SMITH", C20 opening to right. The barn is one of a group
by John Smith including that at Ivy House Farm (q.v.) and Woodend
Farm (q.v.), this being the largest of the group. Interior not

Listing NGR: SK0792302593

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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