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Barn and Cattle Shed Approximately 150 Metres North East of Old Overtown House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cranham, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8084 / 51°48'30"N

Longitude: -2.1458 / 2°8'44"W

OS Eastings: 390042

OS Northings: 212209

OS Grid: SO900122

Mapcode National: GBR 1LW.J9V

Mapcode Global: VH94L.RTG0

Entry Name: Barn and Cattle Shed Approximately 150 Metres North East of Old Overtown House

Listing Date: 28 September 1984

Last Amended: 24 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1156181

English Heritage Legacy ID: 132714

Location: Cranham, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL4

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Cranham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cranham St James the Great

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


SO 91 SW at CRANHAM OVERTOWN
NGR SO 900122

2/155 Barn and cattle shed approximately
150m north east of Old Overtown
28.9.84 House (previously listed as Overtowr
Barn and Cattleshed)

II

Barn and cattle shed. Dated I.D. 1846 for Rev John Davies.
Coursed rubble limestone with ashlar dressings; concrete tile and
asbestos slate roofs. Seven-bay barn with east and west porches;
five-bay cattle shed with loft to west forms L-plan. Parapet
gabled central west barn porch with dated keystone to segmental
arch above timber lintel to doorway with plank doors. Lean-to
porch on east side. Three slit vents either side of porch to main
barn wall, each with cast-iron grille. Pitching holes to loft on.
east side. Parapet gabled barn ends with slit vents. South-facing
cattle shed has 2 wide low segmental arched openings, central loft
doorway and 2 smaller flanking pitching holes. Two-light ovolo
moulded ground floor casement to gabled west end of cattle shed,
single-light above, both probably reused. Interior: part of barn
has inserted loft. Seven-bay tie-beam truss roof with bolted
collars; two rows of purlins. Loft of cattle shed partially
plastered. Five-bay collar truss roof with single row of purlins.
Two unequal rooms below for loose yard cattle. Impressive position
on slope. A fine example of mid C19 ultilitarian farm buildings.


Listing NGR: SO9004212209

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