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Barn South East of the Old House, Gillingham

Description: Barn South East of the Old House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 June 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 103087

OS Grid Reference: ST7964328150
OS Grid Coordinates: 379643, 128150
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0523, -2.2918

Location: Pierston Fields, Gillingham, Dorset SP8 5PX

Locality: Gillingham
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: SP8 5PX

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:


2/232 Barn immediately
south east of
The Old House


Barn partly converted into domestic outbuilding. Circa C17,
extended and altered in C19. Weatherboarded timber-frame on
stone rubble plinth; north end coursed stone. Welsh slate roof
with gabled ends with pierced bargeboards. Plan: Original 6-bay
timber frame barn to south. Later stone rubble 2 north bays and
further 3 bays at northern end converted in circa late C19 as
outbuilding to The Old House qv. Threshing floor and wagon run-
through in bays 3 and 6 respectively. Exterior: Long range.
The west front is weatherboarded, but stone rubble to left
(north). Large double doors to cart entrances left and right of
centre, the left with wide gable above with ornate pierced
bargeboards. Two doorways and two windows to left is stone part.
The east front is weatherboarded, wide gable at centre flanked
by cart entrances, that on right in large gabled porch.
Interior: Six timber-framed bays at south end have large wall
posts with cut jowls, on which C19 principals are tenoned. The
walls have studs and curved braces. The C19 replacement soft
wood roof structure has 7 trusses, the collars mortice and
tenoned to the principals and with trenched staggered purlins.
The threshing floor in bay-3 has pegged elm-boarded floor.

Listing NGR: ST7964328150

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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