CRUCK BARN APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES NORTH EAST OF BINWESTON FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1055038
Date first listed:
14-Nov-1986
Statutory Address:
CRUCK BARN APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES NORTH EAST OF BINWESTON FARMHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CRUCK BARN APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES NORTH EAST OF BINWESTON FARMHOUSE

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Worthen with Shelve
National Grid Reference:
SJ3015804129

Details

SJ 30 SW 5/116

WORTHEN C.P. BINWESTON Cruck Barn approx 20m north-east of Binweston Farmhouse

GV II*

Tithe barn, now cowshed. C14 or C15, extended C17, now encased in C20 cowshed. Cruck-framed with outer walls totally rebuilt in concrete blocks; slate roof. Tithe barn originally of 6 framed bays extended by further 3 or 4 bays to north-east in C17; whole encased in C20 cowshed. Surrounded by late C20 farmbuildings to north and south. Interior: 7 massive true cruck trusses, 4 to south-west with evidence for arch bracing, although bracing itself now survives to only one truss, V- struts from collars and mortices for trenched double purlins; 3 crucks to north-east are less substantial without arch bracing and the 2 north- easternmost appear to have undergone some reconstruction with inserted tie beams. Final 3 trusses to north-east are probably C17 and have long raking struts from tie beams to principal rafters. Evidence for north-east gable end destroyed by late C20 rebuilding. Graded II* as a remarkable survival of a medieval agricultural building, not commonly found in Shropshire. Alcock (1981) p.145.

Listing NGR: SJ3015804129

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
257448
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Alcock, N W, 'Council for British Archaeology Research Report' in Cruck Construction An Introduction And Catalogue, (1981), 145

Legal

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

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Date: 31 May 2005
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