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Barn to Dawpool Farm, to West of Other Buildings granary to Dawpool Farm, to West of Other Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in West Kirby and Thurstaston, Wirral

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Latitude: 53.349 / 53°20'56"N

Longitude: -3.135 / 3°8'6"W

OS Eastings: 324538

OS Northings: 384164

OS Grid: SJ245841

Mapcode National: GBR 6YKQ.26

Mapcode Global: WH76D.T29Y

Entry Name: Barn to Dawpool Farm, to West of Other Buildings granary to Dawpool Farm, to West of Other Buildings

Listing Date: 25 March 1981

Last Amended: 19 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075372

English Heritage Legacy ID: 215646

Location: Wirral, CH61

County: Wirral

Electoral Ward/Division: West Kirby and Thurstaston

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Thurstaston St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

In the entry for:
SJ 28 SW (North Side)
25.03.81 Barn and Granary to
19.5.86 (Granary) Dawpool Farm, to west of
other building.


GV shall be added to the item

The description shall be amend to read;

Barn and granary. Dated 'J.H. 1862'. For James Hegan. Coursed, rock-faced red
sandstone, graduated Welsh slate roof. Barn in 9 x 5 bays under twin roof and
is linked to shorter granary building by water tank and roofed canopy. West wall
of barn has numerous ventilation slots whilst east side is open sided having low
plinth wall and tall piers dividing bays. Pointed arch beneath valley at south
end. Granary gable to south has 2 squared-headed doorways with overlights set
betwen slatted casements with rounded sills and chamfered quoined surrounds; 2
boarded doors to 1st floor and window beneath central plaque with 'J.H. 1862' in
bold figures; rounded kneelers and ashlar gable copings. The east side has ashlar
ventilation loops whilst west side has wide double doors, pointed doorways and
windows as gable front. The watertank structure linking barn and granary is supported
on corbelled iron beams and brick arches. An octagonal boiler-chimney rises from
granary roof. Interior of barn: integral triangular buttresses; axial passage
with flanking side walls supporting cast-iron columns which support tie beam and
fishbone trusses. Southern bay forms coach-house and stable with casements, formerly
leaded, flanking entrance, pitching holes to left. Stable has 2-bay stalls with
chutes from left. The barn and granary form the main element of a planned form
complex at Dawpool and are interesting examples of the mid-Victorian phase of agricul-
tural building development.


SJ 28 SW
(north side)
4/306 Barn and Granary to
Dawpool Farm, to west of
25.03.81 other buildings
19.5.86 (Granary)


Barn and Granary. Rock-faced stone with slate roof. 8 bays, 5
bays in depth, 2 gabled roofs. West facade has numerous
ventilation slots. East facade has low wall with tall piers
dividing bays. Interior has central north-south passage
with flanking low walls supporting cast iron columns which
support tie beam and fishbone trusses. Southern bay forms
coach house and stable with casements, formerly leaded,
flanking enttance; pitching holes to loft. Stable has 2-bay
stalls with chutes from loft. An interesting example of a
building for the advanced farming of the C19.

Listing NGR: SJ2453884164

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