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BARN APPROXIMATELY 15 METRES NORTH WEST OF THE FIELDS

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: BARN APPROXIMATELY 15 METRES NORTH WEST OF THE FIELDS

List entry Number: 1054291

Location

BARN APPROXIMATELY 15 METRES NORTH WEST OF THE FIELDS

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Oswestry Rural

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-May-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 255614

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Details

SJ 32 NW OSWESTRY RURAL C.P. -

6/138 Barn approx. 15m - north-west of The Fields

GV II

Barn, incorporating substantial remains of open-hall house. Early to mid-C19 barn incorporating one bay of C14 or C15 open-hall house. Barn: on east-west axis, a mixture of regularly coursed limestone rubble, red brick and weatherboarded construction with a slate roof (hipped at west end) incorporates in its side walls 2 cruck-framed trusses of a medieval hall aligned north-south. Interior: 2 truncated base cruck trusses probably representing solar or service bay of open hall; both are chamfered with arch braces (now missing on northern truss) supporting cambered tie beam; this has a beam running north-south supported by post and carved bracket on southern truss but rest of roof structure (possibly of crown-post type) has been destroyed ; the north face of the lower tie beam to the southern truss has 8 mortice holes marking the position of the joists of the former floored bay and on the bottom face is a further series of mortice holes marking the position of a former close-studded or plank and muntin screen; to left and right and cut into the north side of the cruck truss are square-headed doorways with reverse ogee arches,marking the entrances from the hall into the solar or service bay. At right-angles to east of northern truss is part of a cruck blade re-used to support a loft in the C19 barn.

Listing NGR: SJ3076225215

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National Grid Reference: SJ 30762 25215

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