To help you locate further information on historic farm buildings, links to some useful websites are listed below. This is not an exhaustive list and a search on the world wide web will find other useful sites. The inclusion of any website here is for information only and should not be interpretated as an endorsement.  This list is sectioned into: NATIONAL ORGANISATIONS, REGIONAL ORGANISATIONS, BUILDING MUSEUMS, OTHER WEBSITES. 


CADWHistoric Environment Wales:

Historic Agricultural Buildings: see downloads under

Historic England

Farm Buildings:

Farmsteads character:

Historic Environment Scotland

Heritage Gateway

Englands Historic sites and buildings:

The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings

37 Spital Square London E1 6DY 

Scotland's Rural Past

Scottish Executive - Conversion of redundant farm steadings:

Vernacular Architecture Group

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Farm Buildings:



Buckinghamshire Archaeological Society - Historic buildings group:

Dartmoor National Park Authority

Historic farmsteads:

Devon Buildings Group

Devon Earth Buildngs Association

East Midlands Earth Structures Society

Gloucestershire Building Recording Group

Nottinghamshire Building Preservation Trust

Somerset Vernacular Building Research Group

Somerset Industrial Archaeological Society

Suffolk Historic Buildings Group

Wiltshire Buildings Record



Acton Scott Museum Church Stretton Shropshire

Agricultural Museum Brook Ashford Kent

Avoncroft Museum Bromsgrove Worcestershire

Cressing Temple Barns Braintree Essex

Chiltern Open Air Museum Buckinghamshire

National Museum of Rural Life East Kilbride

St Fagans National Museum of History Cardiff

The Museum of English Rural Life Reading

The Village Church Farm Skegness

Weald & Downland Museum West Dean West Sussex



Building Conservation

Kens Great Barns

Worcestershire Farmsteads Project