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Barn Behind Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Kilby, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5561 / 52°33'22"N

Longitude: -1.0888 / 1°5'19"W

OS Eastings: 461873

OS Northings: 295754

OS Grid: SP618957

Mapcode National: GBR 9PT.MK9

Mapcode Global: VHCT2.20RS

Entry Name: Barn Behind Church

Listing Date: 14 October 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177174

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188909

Location: Kilby, Blaby, Leicestershire, LE18

County: Leicestershire

District: Blaby

Civil Parish: Kilby

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Kilby St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

KILBY
SP69 NW MAIN STREET (North Side)

2/39 Barn Behind Church

GV II

Field barn, possibly remains of a former manor house, probably C16. Granite
and limestone rubble with dressed quoins and early narrow brickwork in gable
apex. Some brick repair work in elevation around window openings. Welsh
slate roof with steep pitch. Now forms a single range of 2 bays, one and a
half storeys, but the elevational features may not relate to its original
form. They comprise a central door and flanking windows, with a small window
in the gable and an upper gable light also. Inside in a corner against the
rear wall is an apparently C16 fireplace with a chamfered shallow archway.
Deeply moulded cross beam supporting upper storey which is not continuous
across the whole of the building. It seems likely that this building
represents a composite structure re-assembled from elements of the manor house.


Listing NGR: SP6187395754

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