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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. 

NATIONAL ORGANISATIONS:

CADWHistoric Environment Wales:

http://cadw.gov.wales/?lang=en

Historic Agricultural Buildings: see downloads under

http://cadw.gov.wales/historicenvironment/publications/historicuildings/?lang=en

Historic England

Farm Buildings:

https://historicengland.org.uk/advice/caring-for-heritage/rural-heritage/farm-buildings/

Farmsteads character:

https://historicengland.org.uk/images-books/publications/2105609/

Historic Environment Scotland

https://www.historicenvironment.scot/

Heritage Gateway

Englands Historic sites and buildings:

http://www.heritagegateway.org.uk/gateway/

The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings

37 Spital Square London E1 6DY

www.spab.org.uk 

Scotland's Rural Past

http://www.scotlandsruralpast.org.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=79&Itemid=147

Scottish Executive - Conversion of redundant farm steadings: 

http://www.gov.scot/resource/doc/156688/0042110.pdf

Vernacular Architecture Group

http://www.vag.org.uk/links.htm

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Farm Buildings:

https://ww2.rspb.org.uk/our-work/conservation/conservation-and-sustainability/farming/advice/managing-habitats/farm-buildings/

 

REGIONAL ORGANISATIONS:

Buckinghamshire Archaeological Society - Historic buildings group:

http://www.bucksas.org.uk/hbg.html

Dartmoor National Park Authority

Historic farmsteads:

http://www.dartmoor.gov.uk/wildlife-and-heritage/heritage/historic-buildings/historic-farmsteads

Devon Buildings Group

http://www.devonbuildingsgroup.org.uk

Devon Earth Buildngs Association

https://www.devonearthbuilding.com/

East Midlands Earth Structures Society

http://mudandstud.blogspot.co.uk/

Gloucestershire Building Recording Group

http://www.buildingarchaeology.org/

Nottinghamshire Building Preservation Trust

http://nbpt.co.uk/

Somerset Vernacular Building Research Group

http://svbrg.org.uk/index.php

Somerset Industrial Archaeological Society

https://www.sias.me.uk/

Suffolk Historic Buildings Group

http://www.shbg.org.uk/about.html

Wiltshire Buildings Record

http://www.wiltshirebuildingsrecord.org.uk/

 

BUILDINGS MUSEUMS:

Acton Scott Museum Church Stretton Shropshire

http://new.shropshire.gov.uk/acton-scott#

Agricultural Museum Brook Ashford Kent

http://www.agriculturalmuseumbrook.org.uk/

Avoncroft Museum Bromsgrove Worcestershire

http://www.avoncroft.org.uk/

Cressing Temple Barns Braintree Essex

http://www.visitparks.co.uk/places/cressing-temple/

Chiltern Open Air Museum Buckinghamshire

https://www.coam.org.uk/about-us/historic-buildings/historic-chilterns-farm/

National Museum of Rural Life East Kilbride

https://www.nms.ac.uk/national-museum-of-rural-life

St Fagans National Museum of History Cardiff

https://museum.wales/stfagans/historic-buildings/

The Museum of English Rural Life Reading

https://merl.reading.ac.uk/

The Village Church Farm Skegness

http://churchfarmvillage.org.uk

Weald & Downland Museum West Dean West Sussex

http://www.wealddown.co.uk/

 

OTHER WEBSITES:

Building Conservation

http://www.buildingconservation.com/

Kens Great Barns

http://www.greatbarns.org.uk/

Worcestershire Farmsteads Project

http://worcsfarmsteadsproject.org.uk/