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Laggers Barn and Yard Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8726 / 51°52'21"N

Longitude: -2.4828 / 2°28'58"W

OS Eastings: 366858

OS Northings: 219451

OS Grid: SO668194

Mapcode National: GBR FW.SBR2

Mapcode Global: VH86R.X698

Plus Code: 9C3VVGF8+3V

Entry Name: Laggers Barn and Yard Walls

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186513

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354218

Location: Mitcheldean, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL17

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Mitcheldean

Built-Up Area: Mitcheldean

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Mitcheldean St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

at NGR S0668195

6/141 Laggers Barn and yard walls


Field barn with attached sheds for yard cattle: C18 barn and mid
C19 sheds; random rubble red sandstone, larger quoins, slate roof:
one shed has corrugated iron roof. 7-bay barn, with 5-bay shed at
right-angles at each end, enclosing yard. Yard elevation of barn,
central pair of boarded doors to threshing floor rising to eaves:
to left 2 pairs of irregularly spaced slit air vents, to right 2
near eaves, below 2 small, square openings with timber lintels,
with a further vent below nearer door, on right a boarded door in
timber frame. End of lean-to to gable of barn visible. Roof has
parapet gable on right, but copings missing; similar gable on left
removed late C20 when large vehicular access made in wall below.
Internally collar and tie-beam truss, tapered principal rafters, 2
pairs of purlins with square ridge. Low walls either side of
threshing floor have been removed. Rear door to threshing floor
lower and narrower, cambered head, timber frame. Sheds open
fronted with chamfered timber posts: underside of wall-plates
chamfered. In shed on left 1 bay built up in brick as loose box,
1 post renewed; trusses tie beam with nailed plank 'king post'.
3 posts replaced in shed on right: tie beam trusses. This shed
is set back beyond the barn, against end wall of a lean-to to the
gable, probably of earlier date. Beyond the sheds the yard
completed by walls enclosing a trapezium, with gates each side.
At the end a stone water tank for cattle to drink, making this a
very complete group. Barn prominent in landscape from across

Listing NGR: SO6685819451

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