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Latitude: 51.6687 / 51°40'7"N
Longitude: -0.9955 / 0°59'43"W
OS Eastings: 469566
OS Northings: 197131
OS Grid: SU695971
Mapcode National: GBR B1S.755
Mapcode Global: VHDVT.PBL4
Entry Name: Model Farm, Cattlesheds and Attached Buildings Approximately 15 Metres South of Farmhouse
Listing Date: 3 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1182625
English Heritage Legacy ID: 248988
Location: Shirburn, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX49
District: South Oxfordshire
Civil Parish: Shirburn
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Pyrton and Shirburn
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
4/142 Model Farm, cattlesheds and
attached buildings approx.
15m. S of farmhouse
Cattlesheds, implement and cart sheds and smithy. 1856, by William Wilkinson for
the Earl of Macclesfield. Flemish bond brick; gabled Welsh slate roof; brick
stack. Central row of cattlesheds with six (originally open) yards to left, and
cartsheds and implement sheds flanking blacksmith's shop to right. One storey;
triple-gabled front. Gauged brick flat arch over mid C19 sliding door to feeding
passage of centre; segmental-arched entry to implement shed in right bay. 4-bay
cartshed with cast-iron posts to right. Interior: King-post roofs with iron
sanctions. Feeding passage to right of 6 covered cattlesheds: access to open
yards on left which were covered over later in the C19. This formed part of the
Home Farm complex by Wilkinson which was highly praised by contemporaries.
(Illustrated London News, December 12, 1857, pp. 584-5).
Listing NGR: SU6956697131
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