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Description: Barn to East of Grange Farmhouse with Attached Wheelhouse and Cowhouse
Date Listed: 2 February 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 332543
OS Grid Reference: SE4651389910
OS Grid Coordinates: 446513, 489910
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3027, -1.2867
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COWESBY MAIN STREET
9/16 Barn to east of Grange Farmhouse
with attached wheelhouse and
Combination farm building. Late C18 with wheelhouse added probably early C19.
Coursed squared herringbone-tooled stone to south (road) front, coursed nibble
to rear; Welsh slate roofs. Barn of 6 internal bays with wheelhouse projecting
from left end and 3-bay cowhouse on right. Cowhouse: lower, having a small
8-pane window with stone lintel and cill at right end shaped kneeler and ashlar
coping to right gable and C20 skylights. Barn: plinth to left-hand bays; or
right, 2 quoined segmental waggon arches with ashlar voussoirs, slit vents to
left, and a square 6-pane sash with stone lintel above each. Left-hand end is
masked by apsidal wheelhouse which has plinth, 3 wood-lintelled openings in
apse, pilaster butresses to sides, C20 board door in left return and wide
opening in right return. Inside it the barn has a board stable door with stone
lintel on right. Shaped kneeler and ashlar coping to barn gables. Rear: barn
has opposing board stable door with a slit vent and 2 stepped windows to its
right and to its left 2 slit vents and at upper level 2 quoined hatches.
Cowhouse has central board stable door. Interior: barn has principal rafter
roof trusses. Wheelhouse has fishbone king-post roof truss on large scantling
tie beam with carpenter's marks from which run 2 chamfered beams to barn wall
where they flank square machinery -hole.
Listing NGR: SE4651389910
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Source: English Heritage
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