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The Old Barns

A Grade II Listed Building in Unstone, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2952 / 53°17'42"N

Longitude: -1.4045 / 1°24'16"W

OS Eastings: 439788

OS Northings: 377742

OS Grid: SK397777

Mapcode National: GBR LZMB.QH

Mapcode Global: WHDF3.DFFQ

Plus Code: 9C5W7HWW+35

Entry Name: The Old Barns

Listing Date: 2 December 1981

Last Amended: 7 July 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1109601

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79663

ID on this website: 101109601

Location: West Handley, North East Derbyshire, S21

County: Derbyshire

District: North East Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Unstone

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Eckington and Ridgeway

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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SK 37 NE
6/180 (South Side)
The Old Barns (formerly
listed as Cowhouse to
2.12.81 south and adjacent to
Ash Lane Farmhouse
and outbuilding to
south-east of Ash Lane
Farmhouse, south of
House, formerly two farm outbuildings. Late C16 and late C17,
converted 1984. Coursed rubble coal measures sandstone with
plain dressings, quoins, Welsh slated roofs with stone slate
eaves, C20 metal flues. L-plan, formerly two separate buildings
now linked by C20 extension. South range. Two storeys, three
bays with central doorway beneath plain timber lintel, and
enlarged ventilation slits to either side of the doorway, now a
glazed door. Inserted interior partitions do not obscure
exposed late C17 queen strut tie beam trusses with straight
windbraces to one side of each truss, which support double
purlins and a ridge purlin. Inserted C20 openings to south
gable end. North range runs at right angles to main range.
Late C16, single storey, three bays, with two complete cruck
trusses, and the remains of a third in the west gable wall. The
cruck trusses stand on projecting padstones on the south side;
the north side wall is built into an earth bank. The trusses
have tie beams and yokes, and some windbraces. Single purlin
and ridge purlin. Three doorways to south wall, with plain
lintels, one now blocked. C20 link with timber arcade to front.

Listing NGR: SK3978877742

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