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Barn 50 Metres East of Cosby House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cosby, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.5479 / 52°32'52"N

Longitude: -1.1962 / 1°11'46"W

OS Eastings: 454602

OS Northings: 294749

OS Grid: SP546947

Mapcode National: GBR 8NJ.BC8

Mapcode Global: VHCT0.67Z4

Entry Name: Barn 50 Metres East of Cosby House

Listing Date: 7 October 1957

Last Amended: 27 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361085

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188997

Location: Cosby, Blaby, Leicestershire, LE9

County: Leicestershire

District: Blaby

Civil Parish: Cosby

Built-Up Area: Cosby

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Cosby St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SP 59 SW (south west side)

4/7 Barn 50 M east of
Cosby House
7.10.57 (formerly listed as
part of Cosby House)


Barn. Late C16, altered 1766 and late C18, C19 and C20. Timber
close studding and box framing, with rubble and brick plinth,
brick nogging and slate roof. 5 bays. The frame has a mid rail
and diagonal braces. In most of the lower panels, and in the
east gable, the studding has been replaced by brick. The north
side has a slightly off-centre pair of plank barn doors, flanked
by small brick buttresses, and beyond, in the lower panels, cross
breathers. The south side has a cut down pair of similar doors
with a late C20 weatherboarded panel above them, and to their
left, a plank door. Above, to the left, a fragment of wattle and
daub nogging. The east gable has the date 1766 in burnt headers
and above it, 3 breathers. Interior has jowled posts with
mortices suggesting a double strutted span beam at mid rail
level. Low pitched principal rafter roof with the main timbers
doubled and C19 queen post trusses inserted. Single purlins and
C20 ridge piece.

Listing NGR: SP5460294749

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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