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The Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Sharnford, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.4936 / 52°29'36"N

Longitude: -1.3046 / 1°18'16"W

OS Eastings: 447312

OS Northings: 288634

OS Grid: SP473886

Mapcode National: GBR 7MN.M0C

Mapcode Global: VHCT4.BLP8

Entry Name: The Barn

Listing Date: 13 May 1977

Last Amended: 27 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361092

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189036

Location: Sharnford, Blaby, Leicestershire, LE17

County: Leicestershire

District: Blaby

Civil Parish: Sharnford

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Copston Magna St John

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

SP 48 NE (north east side)

5/46 The Barn
(formerly listed as
13.5.77 farm buildings
immediately east of
High Cross Farm-


Former barn, stables and cowsheds, now a house. Early C18, C19
and C20, converted to a house c.1980. Timber frame, with
rendered nogging, and brick, with plain tile and corrugated
asbestos roofs. Dentillated eaves to north range, single brick
ridge stack. 2 storeys, 6 unequal bays. L-plan. The windows
are mainly squat C20 glazing bar casements. East entrance front
has an off-centre plank door flanked to left by a 2 light C20
sliding sash, and to right by a small fixed light and a 2 light
casement. Above the door, a former doorway containing a 2 light
casement and with a plank shutter. To its left, a small
casement. Adjoining gabled range to left has a pair of garage
doors. The north gable has a 2 light casement on each floor.
The north side, to right, has a brick plinth and a timber framed
first floor. To the right, a small casement on each floor. The
west gable has a 3 light casement above. The south side of the
north range is rendered and has false timber framing. To the
left, a C20 lean-to bay window with a 2 light casement. To the
right, a small casement and a large C19 glazing bar sash. Beyond,
a lean-to addition in the return angle, with a C20 bow window.
Above, to the left, 2 small C19 casements. In the return angle,
to west, a large C20 glazing bar casement with segmental head,
and above it a former loading door with a 2 light casement. To
the right, a small casement. Beyond, to right, a C20 single
storey range with an off-centre blocked door containing a 3 light
casement, flanked by single 4 light casements. Beyond, to left,
a wide close boarded door. Beyond, to right, a larger 3 light
casement. to right again, a single storey gabled wing. In the
return angle, a rendered buttress flanked to left by a small
casement and to right by a C19 half glazed door. The west gable
has a 2 light casement. Included for group value only.

Listing NGR: SP4731288634

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

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