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Former Threshing Barn with Related Agricultural Buildings About 10 Metres to South-East of Acton Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Lydbury North, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.4573 / 52°27'26"N

Longitude: -3.01 / 3°0'36"W

OS Eastings: 331465

OS Northings: 284854

OS Grid: SO314848

Mapcode National: GBR B5.LCM6

Mapcode Global: VH763.SH2K

Plus Code: 9C4RFX4Q+WX

Entry Name: Former Threshing Barn with Related Agricultural Buildings About 10 Metres to South-East of Acton Farmhouse

Listing Date: 2 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367243

English Heritage Legacy ID: 257011

Location: Lydbury, Shropshire, SY9

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Lydbury North

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Lydbury North

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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9/97 Former Threshing Barn
with related agricultural
buildings about 10 metres
to south-east of Acton
House Farmhouse


Former threshing barn, now cow house, with attached horse engine house,
cartshed with granary above, and pigsties. Late Cl7 with mid to late
C19 additions. Weatherboarded timber frame on coursed limestone rubble
plinth, and uncoursed limestone rubble additions; plain tile roofs,
hipped over horse engine house, and graded slate roof over pigsties.
fill: square panels. 3-framed bays with cartshed and granary to
east, pigsties to south-west, and polygonal-ended horse engine house
projecting from central bay to south. One storey with inserted C19
floor in central bay. Two C19 gabled eaves loft dormers to north with
boarded loft doors. North front: first floor central boarded loft
door, 7 stone steps up to boarded granary door to left; 2 ground
floor windows, boarded door, and two 2-leaf boarded doors. South front:
open fronted cartshed to right with central pier, 3 lean-to pigsties to
left. Left-hand gable end with loft door and one storey lean-to.
Interior: engine house,with double purlin roof and truss with inclined
queen struts. Picturesque grouping particularly with the lower pigsties
mitred around the south-west corner.

Listing NGR: SO3146584854

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