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Barn, Bays Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Westbury-on-Severn, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8216 / 51°49'17"N

Longitude: -2.37 / 2°22'11"W

OS Eastings: 374594

OS Northings: 213728

OS Grid: SO745137

Mapcode National: GBR 0K2.MNQ

Mapcode Global: VH94G.VGYX

Plus Code: 9C3VRJCJ+J2

Entry Name: Barn, Bays Court

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1299156

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354275

Location: Westbury-on-Severn, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL14

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Westbury-on-Severn

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Westbury-on-Severn St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


11/194 Barn, Bays Court


Barn; early C19; thin, squared, coursed grey stone to barn, slate
roof; nearer random rubble to left extension, tiled roof. 4-bay
barn with 3-bay extension. Barn, wide opening to threshing floor
with cambered brick-on-end arch over. Slit air vent on left in
barn. To right a boarded door, with shuttered window beyond,
under a single cambered arch with red stone voussoirs, appears to
have opened into barn. Beyond a square, shuttered window at
ground-floor, no lintel, with boarded door beyond with cambered
brick arch over. Flight of stone steps rises to boarded door at
right-hand end, with cambered brick arch over. To left a slightly
lower 2-storey wing; opening against barn with timber lintel over,
followed by boarded door with cambered brick arch, and slit air-
vents either side. On left return stone steps up to boarded gable
door with flat timber lintel: either side nearly square window
with cambered brick arches, both boarded up. Above, in gable, 4
ledges with openings for dovecote.
Internally stone-paved threshing floor: gabled porch on rear.
Left open, right-hand half now all lofted, originally probably
only end part. Lower section was used as cider house, upper
probably granary. Bays in roof irregular, tie beam trusses with
angle struts; some bolted collar trusses at half bays. Extension
king-post trusses, with narrow bays: one boarded off as dovecote.
Forms group with house and stable, (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SO7459413728

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

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