This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
ALTON ALTON PRIORS SU 16 SW 5/14 Barn at Alto Priors Farm
Barn and smithy, now workshop. Early C19. Timber framed and weatherboarding, with slate roof. Seven bays, with aisles, the centre threshing bay wider. Aisle posts on dwarf brick walls, some repaired. Curved braces to arcade plates and to heavy tie beams.
Small struts to principal rafters, and collars. Outer posts to the narrow aisle jowled. In penultimate western bay a freestanding brick forge with two hearths, the aisle bays fitted with work benches. Bellows, quenching tanks, anvil and blacksmiths' tools all present, also two hand operated vertical drills. Eastern bays divided off as engineering workshop.
Listing NGR: SU1103562303
Copyright IoE Mr B.J.W. Heath. Source Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Heath, B.J.W.
Rights Holder: Heath, B.J.W.
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