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Barn Range Approximately 50 Metres West of New Shipton Farmhouse (Not Included)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.546 / 52°32'45"N

Longitude: -1.8027 / 1°48'9"W

OS Eastings: 413477

OS Northings: 294261

OS Grid: SP134942

Mapcode National: GBR 3PJ.G6

Mapcode Global: VH9YR.P8VK

Entry Name: Barn Range Approximately 50 Metres West of New Shipton Farmhouse (Not Included)

Listing Date: 11 October 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343353

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216708

Location: Birmingham, B76

County: Birmingham

Civil Parish: Sutton Coldfield

Built-Up Area: Sutton Coldfield

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Walmley

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

SUTTON COLDFIELD
1.
5104 WALMLEY ROAD
(West Side)
SP 19 SW 3/136
Barn range approx 50m W of
New Shipton Farmhouse (not
included)
II* (star)

2. Barn range. Probably C15 with later additions and alterations.
Cruck-framed with red brick and some timber framing. Plain-tile roof.8 bays
in all. 4 bays to left are probably C15. Door and 2-light window to far left
in C19/C20 walling then double door opening, then 7 panels of square framing
with brick underbuilding and 4-light window. Further double doorway. Later
additions to right with brick walling stable doors and various windows
including iron-framed windows to far right. C20 double doorway on right end.
Various doorways and blocked double doorway to rear, together with fragment of
timber-framing opposite the far left of front. Interior. Left half has 5
pairs of full cruck blades including one on the far left end which has been
cut off above the collar. The others are complete with collars and saddles
and have single purlins between with most of the curved windbraces. To
further right a later queen-post truss and on right end 2 queen-strut trusses
probably of late C18. Renewed rafters and plank ridge. On the far left end
is a mid C19 extension at right angles which is not of special architectural
interest. This barn with 5 pairs of cruck blades is a rare and important
survival. (N W Alcock, ed., Council for British Archaeology: Research Report
No 42: Cruck Construction: p.157).


Listing NGR: SP1347794261

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