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Latitude: 52.618 / 52°37'4"N
Longitude: -1.5323 / 1°31'56"W
OS Eastings: 431764
OS Northings: 302349
OS Grid: SK317023
Mapcode National: GBR 6JG.X0F
Mapcode Global: WHCH6.FGLB
Entry Name: The Great Barn at Newhouse Grange
Listing Date: 7 November 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1361280
English Heritage Legacy ID: 188087
Location: Sheepy, Hinckley and Bosworth, Leicestershire, CV9
District: Hinckley and Bosworth
Civil Parish: Sheepy
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Merevale with Bentley
Church of England Diocese: Birmingham
SK30SW ORTON LANE, SHEEPY MAGNA
3/91 The Great Barn at Newhouse
Large medieval aisled barn. C14-C15. Timber framed largely with C18-C19
brick infilling. Plain tiled roof. Paired doors with chamfered lintel ashlar
surrounds in gable end. 3 sets of wide double doors in long elevation. 7
bays. High brick plinth inside, square pillars on high stone bases carry
spurs to the wall plate and are braced to a collar. From this, queen struts
rise to a higher collar. Each bay has secondary truss with wall post
supporting cambered truss rising to higher collar. Common rafters are carried
by 4 sets of pullins and there are wind braces in 1st, 3rd and 4th section of
the roof slope. No ridge piece. One complete partition to east, framed
in close studded panels and with a tie beam as well as the collars.
Main roof is carried in a continuous sweep over the aisles, and at each gable,
is hipped with gablet. Said "to have been the storehouse for the
Leicestershire portion of the produce belonging to Merevale Abbey", White's
Listing NGR: SK3176402349
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