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The Great Barn at Newhouse Grange

A Grade II* Listed Building in Sheepy, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.618 / 52°37'4"N

Longitude: -1.5323 / 1°31'56"W

OS Eastings: 431764

OS Northings: 302349

OS Grid: SK317023

Mapcode National: GBR 6JG.X0F

Mapcode Global: WHCH6.FGLB

Entry Name: The Great Barn at Newhouse Grange

Listing Date: 7 November 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361280

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188087

Location: Sheepy, Hinckley and Bosworth, Leicestershire, CV9

County: Leicestershire

District: Hinckley and Bosworth

Civil Parish: Sheepy

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Merevale with Bentley

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

(south side)

3/91 The Great Barn at Newhouse


Large medieval aisled barn. C14-C15. Timber framed largely with C18-C19
brick infilling. Plain tiled roof. Paired doors with chamfered lintel ashlar
surrounds in gable end. 3 sets of wide double doors in long elevation. 7
bays. High brick plinth inside, square pillars on high stone bases carry
spurs to the wall plate and are braced to a collar. From this, queen struts
rise to a higher collar. Each bay has secondary truss with wall post
supporting cambered truss rising to higher collar. Common rafters are carried
by 4 sets of pullins and there are wind braces in 1st, 3rd and 4th section of
the roof slope. No ridge piece. One complete partition to east, framed
in close studded panels and with a tie beam as well as the collars.

Main roof is carried in a continuous sweep over the aisles, and at each gable,
is hipped with gablet. Said "to have been the storehouse for the
Leicestershire portion of the produce belonging to Merevale Abbey", White's
Leicester, 1863.

Listing NGR: SK3176402349

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