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Barn and Cow House About 30 Yards South of Oldhouse Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Michaelchurch Escley, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0328 / 52°1'58"N

Longitude: -3.0302 / 3°1'48"W

OS Eastings: 329426

OS Northings: 237653

OS Grid: SO294376

Mapcode National: GBR F5.G10J

Mapcode Global: VH787.F5FH

Entry Name: Barn and Cow House About 30 Yards South of Oldhouse Farmhouse

Listing Date: 12 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267211

English Heritage Legacy ID: 419366

Location: Michaelchurch Escley, County of Herefordshire, HR2

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Michaelchurch Escley

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Michaelchurch Escley

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 23 NE MICHAELCHURCH ESCLEY CP -

1/44 Barn and cow house about
30 yards south of
_ Oldhouse Farmhouse

GV II

Barn and cow house. Probably late C17 or early C18, extended in early C19.
Rubble, timber-frame, weatherboards, corrugated iron roof. Three bays
extended to rear in contemporary full 3 bay length catslide, roofed lean-
to and by one bay to north in early C19. Rubble base and end walls, stone
flags-on-end form deep plinth about one panel high to east side. Entrance
to centre of early 3 bays by full-height doors and to north extension by
segmental headed openings with ledged door. North end gable has segmental
head to loft. Rear extension has low oak-framed entrance from south end.
Interior and frame: main 3-bay part has raking struts from ties on very
heavy posts with elongated jowls. Southernmost tie-beam has cracked and
been underpinned by rubble. Corner posts have short diagonal ties
triangulating them with wall-plates. Stone flags-on-end with rails on top
divide threshing floor from adjacent bays. Studs are massive, some supported
by one foot high heel-plates and there are 2 panels between top of rubble
base or stone flags and wall-plates. Rails are grooved on top and drilled
underneath to take staves for wattle and so present weatherboards are
alterations. The rear lean-to has heavy pegged half trusses consisting of
low angled principal rafters linked to half tie-beams by vertical struts.
Half ties are set on studs of west wall of barn into which open a pair of
C17 or C18 ledged doors only about 6 feet high.


Listing NGR: SO2942637653

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Description

SO 23 NE MICHAELCHURCH ESCLEY CP -

1/44 Barn and cow house about
30 yards south of
_ Oldhouse Farmhouse

GV II

Barn and cow house. Probably late C17 or early C18, extended in early C19.
Rubble, timber-frame, weatherboards, corrugated iron roof. Three bays
extended to rear in contemporary full 3 bay length catslide, roofed lean-
to and by one bay to north in early C19. Rubble base and end walls, stone
flags-on-end form deep plinth about one panel high to east side. Entrance
to centre of early 3 bays by full-height doors and to north extension by
segmental headed openings with ledged door. North end gable has segmental
head to loft. Rear extension has low oak-framed entrance from south end.
Interior and frame: main 3-bay part has raking struts from ties on very
heavy posts with elongated jowls. Southernmost tie-beam has cracked and
been underpinned by rubble. Corner posts have short diagonal ties
triangulating them with wall-plates. Stone flags-on-end with rails on top
divide threshing floor from adjacent bays. Studs are massive, some supported
by one foot high heel-plates and there are 2 panels between top of rubble
base or stone flags and wall-plates. Rails are grooved on top and drilled
underneath to take staves for wattle and so present weatherboards are
alterations. The rear lean-to has heavy pegged half trusses consisting of
low angled principal rafters linked to half tie-beams by vertical struts.
Half ties are set on studs of west wall of barn into which open a pair of
C17 or C18 ledged doors only about 6 feet high.


Listing NGR: SO2942637653

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