Description: Pair of Concrete Silos at Wilsic Lodge Farm
Date Listed: 26 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 334835
OS Grid Reference: SK5585695161
OS Grid Coordinates: 455856, 395161
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4503, -1.1604
STAINTON STAINTON LANE
SK59NE (east side, off)
5/61 Pair of concrete silos
at Wilsic Lodge Farm.
Pair of silos. 1920'S. Reinforced concrete. Pair of freestanding
cylindrical silos with integral ladder turrets; northern silo has embattled
parapet. Rare and early example of the use of concrete in C20 farmbuilding
development. Such buildings pioneered the production of silage that was to
become a major element in farm economy from the 1940's. Shown on O.S. maps
as pre-dating 1930.
Listing NGR: SK5585695161
Source: English Heritage
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