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Barn Approximately 26 Metres South-West of Stonelowe Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Longsdon, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 53.0886 / 53°5'18"N

Longitude: -2.0681 / 2°4'5"W

OS Eastings: 395536

OS Northings: 354596

OS Grid: SJ955545

Mapcode National: GBR 24T.CYH

Mapcode Global: WHBCH.6MGL

Entry Name: Barn Approximately 26 Metres South-West of Stonelowe Hall

Listing Date: 20 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1374768

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275344

Location: Longsdon, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST9

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Longsdon

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Longsdon St Chad

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 95 NE
12/134 Barn approximately
- 26m south-west of
Stonelowe Hall


Barn. C17 with later alterations and additions. Coursed and dressed
rubble; blue machine tile roofs; verge parapets with moulded copings
and ball finials. Rectangular plan (with additions) on 2 levels with
hay loft over shippon (now store). Tall, short frontage with double
hay loft door to left of centre; 2-light casement window to right and
sliding door to left below; 2 rows of vents to upper level. Single-
storey stone addition of 2 windows to left and 2-level blockwork addition
of one window set back to right. It has been suggested that the barn
has served as a manorial prison or lock-up; this theory is endorsed by
the present owner (September 1984) on the grounds of the phantom foot-
steps heard on various occasions by disinterested witnesses; the search
for "maninloft-maninloft" is, however, as yet unrewarded.

Listing NGR: SJ9553654596

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

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