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Barn Approximately 15 Metres North East of Upper Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Pontesbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6574 / 52°39'26"N

Longitude: -2.9253 / 2°55'31"W

OS Eastings: 337507

OS Northings: 307030

OS Grid: SJ375070

Mapcode National: GBR B9.5NGQ

Mapcode Global: WH8BY.1G8M

Plus Code: 9C4VM34F+XV

Entry Name: Barn Approximately 15 Metres North East of Upper Farmhouse

Listing Date: 10 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176773

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259468

ID on this website: 101176773

Location: Asterley, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Pontesbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Pontesbury

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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3/166 Barn approximately
- 15m north-east of
Upper Farmhouse


Former open hall, latterly barn, now cowshed. Probably C14 or C15 with
extensive late C20 alterations. Timber framed of cruck construction now
entirely clad in corrugated iron except for weatherboarded north-east gable
end, steep-pitched corrugated iron roof. Three C20 eaves hatches on south
side with 5 stable doors to left and right and wide central doorway. Interior:
5 framed bays formerly open to roof, now with loft inserted; 6 massive true
cruck trusses with cambered upper and lower collars, 5 with Alcock apex type
B and one in end wall with apex type V; dog-leg shaped windbraces forming
crude lozenge patterns, partial smoke-blackening. Upper Farmhouse is not
included. Alcock (1981), p.143.

Listing NGR: SJ3750707030

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