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Barn at Middletown Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Upleadon, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9363 / 51°56'10"N

Longitude: -2.3453 / 2°20'43"W

OS Eastings: 376354

OS Northings: 226477

OS Grid: SO763264

Mapcode National: GBR 0HR.FWB

Mapcode Global: VH93X.9LGH

Entry Name: Barn at Middletown Farm

Listing Date: 18 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078591

English Heritage Legacy ID: 125812

Location: Upleadon, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL18

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Upleadon

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Upleadon St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

(south side)

4/276 Barn at Middletown Farm


Barn. C16 or early C17, altered mid C19. Timber-framed, boards set between studs,
or faced butt-jointed or weatherboarding: roughly squared, coursed stone plinth;
corrugated-iron roof. Four-bay barn, left end originally lofted. Double, boarded
doors to threshing floor, right hand halved. Single bay to right, boards between
studs to bottom panels, butt-jointed boarding above. Two bays to left, first largely
faced weatherboarding, some vertical jointing possibly covering former pitching hole.
To left 2 panels inset boards at bottom, open beyond: butt-jointed and weatherboarding
Interior: 3-bay barn, straight braces to tie beam of truss each side from main
posts: collar with angle struts, 2 pairs purlins, square ridge, no windbraces to
purlins. Main walling 3-panel high framing: right gable renewed, probably in mid
C19, with continuous centre rail, irregular members, slight studs between. To left
cruck truss originally dividing off end bay, framing below beam at loft-floor level
later removed. Crucks to ridge, but feet commence about 1m above sill, pegged to
main wall posts. Purlins supported on secondary principals. End bay originally with
3 beams across; curved head for door in gable at rear; opening to loft in centre of
gable now boarded over. Roof originally half hip at both ends. Built probably
as 3-bay barn, with contemporary lofted bay for stable or oxhouse.

Listing NGR: SO7635426477

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

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