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Listed Buildings

Volume 453: debated on Monday 27 November 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many (a) barns and (b) other agricultural buildings are listed grade II and above in each county in England. (102475)

There are currently 19,937 barns listed at grade II and above. A breakdown by county is shown in the table.

Information on other agricultural buildings is not available in the form requested and could be provided only at disproportionate cost. However, figures from “Heritage Counts”, the annual report on the state of England's historic environment, show that in 2005 there were 69,000 agricultural buildings, including barns, with list entries.

County

Number of listed barns

Avon

213

Bedfordshire

151

Berkshire

246

Buckinghamshire

511

Cambridgeshire

435

Cheshire

192

Cleveland

54

Cornwall

522

Cumbria

1,103

Derbyshire

258

Devon

1,139

Dorset

349

Durham

174

East Sussex

319

Essex

1,199

Gloucestershire

753

Greater London

81

Greater Manchester

186

Hampshire

831

Hereford and Worcester

1,214

Hertfordshire

834

Humberside

89

Isle of Wight

82

Isles of Scilly

5

Kent

898

Lancashire

433

Leicestershire

208

Lincolnshire

211

Merseyside

44

Norfolk

644

Northamptonshire

302

Northumberland

176

North Yorkshire

626

Nottinghamshire

165

Oxfordshire

743

Shropshire

402

Somerset

368

South Yorkshire

232

Staffordshire

195

Suffolk

551

Surrey

441

Tyne and Wear

10

Warwickshire

346

West Midlands

76

West Sussex

393

West Yorkshire

1,039

Wiltshire

494