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Leicestershire Barns

Donington-le-Heath Manor

Ancient Monuments of Leicestershire & Rutland

Four Centuries of Leicestershire Farming

by
G.E. Fussell

Leicestershire Historic Environment Record

The Leicestershire Vales are an area of low-lying clay vales and river valleys. Farms were located in villages during the the Middle-ages but these migrated to the isolated farmsteads  in medium to large farms after enclosure. There are now few villages with farms in them.

As a result few early barns in villages survive. One exception is the village of Cosby where there are three barns although I was not able to see inside any of them.

Barns in Cosby

Hall Farm
Appleby Magna

New House Grange
Sheepy Magna