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Barn, and Engine House, Carswalls Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Newent, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9416 / 51°56'29"N

Longitude: -2.3762 / 2°22'34"W

OS Eastings: 374236

OS Northings: 227082

OS Grid: SO742270

Mapcode National: GBR 0HQ.62D

Mapcode Global: VH93W.RGND

Plus Code: 9C3VWJRF+MG

Entry Name: Barn, and Engine House, Carswalls Manor

Listing Date: 18 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304833

English Heritage Legacy ID: 125715

Location: Newent, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL18

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Newent

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Newent St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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3/178 Barn, and Engine House,
Carswalls Manor


Barn and engine house: late C18 or early C19; late C19 or early
C20 engine house. Ashlar plinth, English garden wall bond
brickwork, tiled roof. Engine house weatherboarding on timber
frame, brick plinth, corrugated-iron roof. 8 bay barn, 2
threshing floors: loft inserted at engine-house end: engine house
projects from gable. Elevation to rick yard: 2 pairs double
boarded doors, cambered brick arch: doors begin a little way up
for lift. Between and at ends 2 semi-circular headed large
recesses, brick grille (every fourth course alternate header and
void). On extreme left low down 2-light shuttered window,
cambered brick arch. Dentil eaves. On left low engine house,
plain side wall, ridge ventilator to left half, wide, flat-headed
doorway in gable left return. Left return to barn, 2 slit
openings with brick arches over to engine house for belting to
shafting; boarded door, cambered brick arch, shuttered window on
left. Above slit air-vents either side: boarded door slightly
left of centre, circular cat hole, cambered brick arch. Below
remains of timber platform, stairs missing, above lean-to
corrugated-iron roof. Three slit air-vents in gable. On cow
yard side stone hinge blocks to barn doors, small doors cut in one
of large.
Interior: internal buttresses to carry trusses. Originally low
walls with timber cap each side of threshing floor, removed save at
left end, door cut, ramp down to lower floor at end; loft
inserted with 2 cast-iron pillars; shafting for driving barn
machinery. Queen strut trusses to threshing floors, king post
between, 2 pairs butt purlins, plank ridge, long windbraces wall
plate to truss, cutting rafters. Lean-to on rick yard side not of
special interest.

Listing NGR: SO7423627082

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