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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 RANGE APPROXIMATELY 50 METRES WEST OF NEW SHIPTON FARMHOUSE (NOT INCLUDED)

List entry Number: 1343353

Location

BARN RANGE APPROXIMATELY 50 METRES WEST OF NEW SHIPTON FARMHOUSE (NOT INCLUDED), WALMLEY ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
BirminghamMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 11-Oct-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 216708

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History

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Details

SUTTON COLDFIELD 1. 5104 WALMLEY ROAD (West Side) SP 19 SW 3/136 Barn range approx 50m W of New Shipton Farmhouse (not included) II* (star)

2. Barn range. Probably C15 with later additions and alterations. Cruck-framed with red brick and some timber framing. Plain-tile roof.8 bays in all. 4 bays to left are probably C15. Door and 2-light window to far left in C19/C20 walling then double door opening, then 7 panels of square framing with brick underbuilding and 4-light window. Further double doorway. Later additions to right with brick walling stable doors and various windows including iron-framed windows to far right. C20 double doorway on right end. Various doorways and blocked double doorway to rear, together with fragment of timber-framing opposite the far left of front. Interior. Left half has 5 pairs of full cruck blades including one on the far left end which has been cut off above the collar. The others are complete with collars and saddles and have single purlins between with most of the curved windbraces. To further right a later queen-post truss and on right end 2 queen-strut trusses probably of late C18. Renewed rafters and plank ridge. On the far left end is a mid C19 extension at right angles which is not of special architectural interest. This barn with 5 pairs of cruck blades is a rare and important survival. (N W Alcock, ed., Council for British Archaeology: Research Report No 42: Cruck Construction: p.157).

Listing NGR: SP1347794261

Selected Sources

  1. Article  Reference - Author: Alcock, N W - Title: Cruck Construction An Introduction And Catalogue - Date: 1981 - Journal Title: Council for British Archaeology Research Report - Volume: 42 - Page References: 157

National Grid Reference: SP 13477 94261

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