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Shaley Brow Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Rainford, St. Helens

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Latitude: 53.5096 / 53°30'34"N

Longitude: -2.7312 / 2°43'52"W

OS Eastings: 351606

OS Northings: 401686

OS Grid: SD516016

Mapcode National: GBR 9WCV.HM

Mapcode Global: WH86Z.01QS

Plus Code: 9C5VG759+RG

Entry Name: Shaley Brow Barn

Listing Date: 21 October 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1279455

English Heritage Legacy ID: 403300

Location: Rainford, St. Helens, WA11

County: St. Helens

Civil Parish: Rainford

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Billinge St Aidan

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

SD 50 SW
1484- /8/10003

Shaley Brow Farm Barn

Farm outbuilding combining accommodation for animals and storage for foodstuffs. Mid to
late C18 with minor C19 alteration. Coursed rubble sandstone, laid to diminishing
courses at east end and with plain stone dressings beneath a stone slated roof 4-bay plan with
opposed double doors within second bay from east end and standings for cattle in 2-bay
offshut at west end. North elevation with asymmetrical roof pitch of different depths, the east
bay with a shallow integral offshut served by a quoined stable doorway beneath a shallow
lintel. Plain planked door. Tall double doorway, formerly with harr-hung doors, now
without doors, the opening weathered by the roof overhang. To the west, the 2-bay byre
offshut extends northwards by 3 metres beyond the line of the eastern bays and has a
doorway in the eastern end wall. South elevation has 3 massive raking stone buttresses to
shore the side wall which has an uneven stepped wall face indicating a partial rebuild around
the low double doorway with C20 boarded doors. Interior - 3 collar and tie beam trusses
support a double purlin roof with a diagonally-set ridge purlin notched into the principal
rafter heads. The 2 western trusses sit on the arcade plate of the aisle, carried on 3 posts
with a low rail between. From the middle post, a tie beam extends to the offshut wallplate.
Above the tie beam, a principal rafter links the post to the tie beam outer end and supports
double aisle purlins by means of diagonal braces, one of which is forked.

Listing NGR: SD5160601686

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

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