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Grain Kiln with Stable to Rear of Number 39

A Grade II* Listed Building in Trawden Forest, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.8559 / 53°51'21"N

Longitude: -2.135 / 2°8'6"W

OS Eastings: 391216

OS Northings: 439969

OS Grid: SD912399

Mapcode National: GBR FRJV.KJ

Mapcode Global: WHB7S.5BLV

Entry Name: Grain Kiln with Stable to Rear of Number 39

Listing Date: 25 February 1970

Last Amended: 31 August 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243705

English Heritage Legacy ID: 186406

Location: Trawden Forest, Pendle, Lancashire, BB8

County: Lancashire

District: Pendle

Civil Parish: Trawden Forest

Built-Up Area: Colne

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Colne Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

In the entry for:-

SD 93 NW

Grain kiln with stable to rear of No 39

(Formerly listed as Corn-drying Kiln south east of No 39)

Grain kiln with stable. c1700. Coursed gritstone, stone slate roof. 1-storey with partial basement, 3 bays. Large quoins; chamfered, quoined opening. Each side has doorway (now window) on uphill side of a row of blocked slit vents set beneath 2 small windows. Top-end gable has broad cart entrance with rebated jambs and massive lintel. Other gable with small basement door beneath blocked doorway and slit; square owl-hole. Interior: basement door leads, via low passage with niches, to a fire-chamber over which an arch supports a grill formed by slats of stone notched into stone joists; kiln tiles removed. Rooms above are linked by a chamfered, square-headed doorway. Original king-post trusses, twin purlins and ridge. Probably used for drying oats as well as corn. An extremely well-preserved example of a rear building type.

Listing NGR: SD9121639969

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