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Morleys Hall Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Astley Mosley Common, Wigan

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Latitude: 53.4893 / 53°29'21"N

Longitude: -2.4684 / 2°28'6"W

OS Eastings: 369019

OS Northings: 399274

OS Grid: SJ690992

Mapcode National: GBR CX62.DX

Mapcode Global: WH987.1KVF

Plus Code: 9C5VFGQJ+PJ

Entry Name: Morleys Hall Barn

Listing Date: 16 November 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1346200

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358736

Location: Astley Mosley Common, Wigan, M29

County: Wigan

Electoral Ward/Division: Astley Mosley Common

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Astley St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Morley's Hall Barn

Farm outbuilding, comprising threshing barn, attached byre with overloft, and lower ancillary
range to south. Early C19, with near contemporary additions and C20 alterations. Red brick,
laid to English garden wall bond beneath a slated roof laid to diminishing courses. West
elevation; 4 bays of 2 storeys, the southern bay an addition, with a lower 3 bay shallow
extension to the south. Recessed entry bay to 2-storeyed part, with brick panel above
boarded, ledged and braced double doors incorporating a segmental relieving arch. Flanking
the doorway are stacked decorative ventilation panels of reel pattern. To the south, added
2-storeyed bay with single doorway and taking-in door above Half-width single bay lean-to
against south gable and behind, 3 bay ancillary range with 2 ground floor doorways and a
flight of stone steps to a first floor doorway at the south end, which also has a full height
lean-to against the south gable. Interior of 2 storey range has massive roof trusses which
combine king and queen post construction, the former double-shouldered to support 2 tiers
of diagonal braces. The trusses support lapped double purlins and a ridge purlin. An
exceptionally large and well-detailed example of an early C19 threshing barn.

Listing NGR: SJ 69019 99274

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