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Barn Approximately 50 Metres West of Manor Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bibury, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7676 / 51°46'3"N

Longitude: -1.8505 / 1°51'1"W

OS Eastings: 410412

OS Northings: 207669

OS Grid: SP104076

Mapcode National: GBR 3QJ.0ZC

Mapcode Global: VHB2D.WT2T

Entry Name: Barn Approximately 50 Metres West of Manor Farmhouse

Listing Date: 23 January 1952

Last Amended: 5 February 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1155118

English Heritage Legacy ID: 127293

Location: Bibury, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Bibury

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Bibury with Winson

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SP 1007-1107
10/47 Barn approximately 50m west of
Manor Farmhouse (previously listed
as Barn at Manor Farm on West side
23.1.52 of road)
Large barn. Mid-late C16; addition dated 1727. Random rubble
limestone; ashlar limestone to porches; stone slate roof. Five-
bay barn with 4-bay addition to east end; north and south porches
to both parts. Central gabled porches to earlier building with
vertical timber plank boarding above timber lintel to plank barn
doors. Two offset buttresses to side walls; chamfered plinth.
Single slit vent alongside each buttress. Parapet gabled ends
with finials. Off-centre porches to 1727 addition with timber
lintels to plank barn doors; plain verges to south porch; lean-to
north porch. Datestone set in gable to south porch: 'I C /
1727'- John Coxwell being Lord of Ablington Manor at this date.
East gable end has 3 slit vents and iron weathervane. Interior:
high 5-bay arched braced collar truss roof to earlier building with
queen struts. Three tiers of purlins with scattered curved
windbracing. Splayed reveals to all vent slits. Stone flag
floor. Four-bay collar and tie-beam truss roof to 1727 addition.
The earlier building is a rare example of a barn of this date, the
porches being extended at a later date, possibly contemporary with
1727 addition.
(Illustrated in ed. C. and A.M. Hadfield, The Cotswolds: A New
Study, 1973. D. Verey, Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979.)

Listing NGR: SP1042307670

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