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Guildhall Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Rainford, St. Helens

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Latitude: 53.496 / 53°29'45"N

Longitude: -2.7376 / 2°44'15"W

OS Eastings: 351167

OS Northings: 400177

OS Grid: SD511001

Mapcode National: GBR 9XB0.3H

Mapcode Global: WH86Y.XDK7

Plus Code: 9C5VF7W6+CX

Entry Name: Guildhall Barn

Listing Date: 24 March 1966

Last Amended: 23 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283571

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216344

Location: Rainford, St. Helens, WA11

County: St. Helens

Civil Parish: Rainford

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Rainford All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 13/04/2016

SD 50 SW

GORES LANE (north side)
Guildhall Barn

(Formerly listed as Barn to east of Guildhall farmhouse, alongside the Lane, previously listed as Outbuildings at Guildhall Farm)


Barn with cow house and stable. C17. Stone with stone slate and slate roof. One storey with 2-storey cross wing to west end. 5-bay barn has cow house in out shut to central 3 bays on north side; large entrance to left of this, small entrance to right. Cow house has central entrance and flanking windows; entrance in right return has wide-boarded door. South facade to Lane has large entrance to left and signs of blocked entrance to right. Roof has slate north pitch and stone slate south pitch. Cross-wing has stable door and window, pitching door and flanking small windows, one of 2 lights, and 2 pigeon holes with ledge to apex on north gable end. Return has stable door, 2 windows and pitching hole. South gable end has window. Interior: of barn has cruck truss with tie beam and collar to east of entrance bay, 2 tie-beam trusses with struts, and cross-wall, separating eastern bay from rest of barn, with pitching hole. Cow house has 5 stalls; purlin supported on curved tie beam and 4 posts, 2 with ovolo moulding. Cross wing has tie-beam truss with struts. The barn is probably contemporary with the farmhouse.

Listing NGR: SD5116700177

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

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