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Description: Barns, Coach House and Wall Approximately 25 Metres South of Shustoke House Farmhouse
Date Listed: 23 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 309083
OS Grid Reference: SP2230490745
OS Grid Coordinates: 422304, 290745
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5141, -1.6728
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SHUSTOKE COLESHILL ROAD
SP2290 (South side)
12/178 Barns, coach house and wall
approx. 25m S of Shustoke
Barns and coach house forming north, west and part of south sides of model group
of farm buildings round a courtyard. The east side is enclosed by a red brick
wall and the south by a cattle byre (q.v). The entry is from the south side.
1772 (dated panel to wall of barn on west side). Red brick of varied bonding but
including Flemish and English bonds. Plain-tiled roofs with parapet gable ends
except for west end where the roofs are hipped. Threshing barn on north side of
courtyard has gabled midstrey opening in north wall with pigeon loft to the
gable head. Double recessed segmental arch to midstrey opening. Breathers and
pitch opening in side of walls. Threshing barn on west side is similar except
that the roof is hipped. There is no midstrey. There is a dated sandstone panel
above the double recessed segmental arch. Diaper pattern breathers to the walls.
At south-west angle a barn, now partly used as piggery. 2 storeys with wagon
opening in west gable under elliptical arch. Adjoining the barn on the north
side of the yard is a coach house. Late C18. Red brick. Plain-tiled roof. Single
cell plan. One storey and attic. One gabled dormer above segmental arch to coach
house doorways. Boarded doors. At gable end an external dog-leg staircase with
stone treads and coping to parapet wall leads to doorway to coachmans quarters
above the coach house. Within the brickwork of the staircase there is a dog
kennel. Interior: The threshing barns on the north and west sides are both of 5
bays including the wider wagon openings, which are flanked by cross walls of
brick having openings in 2-centred arches. The other roof trusses are of
tie-beam type with braced King-posts and 2 tiers of through-purlins.
Listing NGR: SP2230490745
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Source: English Heritage
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