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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: THE GREAT BARN AT NEWHOUSE GRANGE

List entry Number: 1361280

Location

THE GREAT BARN AT NEWHOUSE GRANGE, ORTON LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
LeicestershireHinckley and BosworthDistrict AuthoritySheepy

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 07-Nov-1966

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 188087

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SHEEPY SK30SW ORTON LANE, SHEEPY MAGNA (south side)

3/91 The Great Barn at Newhouse Grange 7.11.66

GV II*

Large medieval aisled barn. C14-C15. Timber framed largely with C18-C19 brick infilling. Plain tiled roof. Paired doors with chamfered lintel ashlar surrounds in gable end. 3 sets of wide double doors in long elevation. 7 bays. High brick plinth inside, square pillars on high stone bases carry spurs to the wall plate and are braced to a collar. From this, queen struts rise to a higher collar. Each bay has secondary truss with wall post supporting cambered truss rising to higher collar. Common rafters are carried by 4 sets of pullins and there are wind braces in 1st, 3rd and 4th section of the roof slope. No ridge piece. One complete partition to east, framed in close studded panels and with a tie beam as well as the collars.

Main roof is carried in a continuous sweep over the aisles, and at each gable, is hipped with gablet. Said "to have been the storehouse for the Leicestershire portion of the produce belonging to Merevale Abbey", White's Leicester, 1863.

Listing NGR: SK3176402349

Selected Sources

  1. Article  Reference - Title: Leicester - Date: 1863 - Journal Title: Whites Directory

National Grid Reference: SK 31764 02349

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