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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
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
SO 23 NE MICHAELCHURCH ESCLEY CP -
1/44 Barn and cow house about
30 yards south of
_ Oldhouse Farmhouse
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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