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Barn/Columbarium, Wick Hill Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Prescott, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9542 / 51°57'15"N

Longitude: -2.0191 / 2°1'8"W

OS Eastings: 398786

OS Northings: 228411

OS Grid: SO987284

Mapcode National: GBR 2LN.DC9

Mapcode Global: VHB1J.Y4GR

Entry Name: Barn/Columbarium, Wick Hill Farm

Listing Date: 4 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1091660

English Heritage Legacy ID: 135244

Location: Prescott, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL54

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury

Civil Parish: Prescott

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Winchcombe St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


8/150 Barn/Columbarium, Wick Hill Farm


Barn with columbarium. Dated and initialled 'T. Peacey 1807' at
the south gable end and on the porch gable. Coursed squared and
dressed limestone with large finely dressed stone quoins;
corrugated asbestos roof. Rectangular plan set across contours;
with a projecting porch on the west side with lean-to extensions,
one C20, either side of porch. North-west front: double plank
doors at rear of lean-to extension to porch; 2-light stone-
mullioned casement with guard bars to gable above; circular
datestone with radiating rays and inscription 'Thomas Peacey' with
date '1807' at centre; 2-light window with heavy-pegged frame to
the left-hand return of the granary. Two C20 stable doors to the
lean-tos either side; single C20 window to the lean-to to the
left. South gable end facing track with a segmental-headed window
and circular datestone dated and initialled 'T.P. 1807';
segmental-headed window to lean-to to left. Segmental-headed door
and three pairs of pigeon holes at the opposite gable end. South
east elevation with central double plank doors and a projecting
lean-to with stone-slate roof; columbarium and landings from below
the eaves to a depth of c2m. Interior: 5 bays with the original
collar and tie-beams with-triple purlins; floor on two levels;
granary lined with dressed stone; pigeon holes on the south-east
side do not pierce the wall of the barn. An unusual and striking
combination of barn and columbarium.
(V.C.H. Glos.; Vol VI)

Listing NGR: SO9878628411

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