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Aisled Barn Attached to North of Stables at Melbourne Hall

A Grade I Listed Building in Melbourne, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8216 / 52°49'17"N

Longitude: -1.4236 / 1°25'25"W

OS Eastings: 438936

OS Northings: 325052

OS Grid: SK389250

Mapcode National: GBR 6G9.0WY

Mapcode Global: WHDHF.3BBQ

Entry Name: Aisled Barn Attached to North of Stables at Melbourne Hall

Listing Date: 18 February 1971

Last Amended: 11 March 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281386

English Heritage Legacy ID: 83045

Location: Melbourne, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE73

County: Derbyshire

District: South Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Melbourne

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Melbourne St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 38/3925 PARISH OF MELBOURNE CHURCH CLOSE
6/60 (East Side)
18.2.71 Aisled Barn attached to
North of Stables at
Melbourne Hall
(formerly listed as
'Farm Buildings North-
West of Melbourne
Hall Stables')
GV I
Aisled barn, possibly tithe barn, now partly workshops. C15,
encased in early C18 and mid C19, with minor later alterations.
Timber frame with red brick side walls on stone plinth and stone
rubble gable walls with steeply pitched plain tile roof, plus
roof lights to eastern pitch. Single storey and seven bays.
West elevation has a pair of full height double plank doors to
north with a small pane timber cross window to south. Beyond to
south is a C19 segment headed doorcase with panelled door and
seven similar cross windows. Each window with a horizontal
sliding sash below the transom. Beyond again there is a
recessed full height opening with double plank doors and another
bay with glazed doors set in a glazed screen, plus gabled dormer
above with plank door. East elevation is plain with numerous
later abutments. Interior has six substantial cross frames with
queen post trusses, originally with single butt purlins and now
with double purlins, plus main posts with arched braces to all
sides, the outer ones supporting the short aisle beams which are
tenoned in to the original wall plate which survives at the top
of the brickwork. A timber threshing floor survives below a
later floor in the third bay from the north. Melbourne Hall was
built on the site of the original rectory so this is probably
the tithe barn, rather than the one at the west end of the
church.


Listing NGR: SK3893625052

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