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Merry Hill Barn with Attached Shelter-Shed and Yard Walls, Abbotsbury

Description: Merry Hill Barn with Attached Shelter-Shed and Yard Walls

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 105168

OS Grid Reference: SY6028284266
OS Grid Coordinates: 360282, 84266
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6567, -2.5632

Locality: Abbotsbury
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT3 4HF

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Listing Text


6/49 Merry Hill Barn with
attached Shelter-Shed and
Yard Walls
- II

Barn, Shelter shed and yard walls. C18, restored C20. Rubble-stone walls, with
stone quoins. Thatch roof, half-hipped. Porch entrance on south side with pro-
jecting jambs. No doors. Through-entrance at centre. Roof construction has
original tie-beams with renewed queen-struts. Plank door on each gable end.
Shelter Shed 20 metres south of barn, uses the yard wall as its back wall, and has
rounded corner. Five round oak posts support, front of shed with a scarfed plate,
four square posts inside, half way to back wall. Thatch roof. Attached rubble-
stone walls with vertical coping-stones, join barn to shelter shed, entrance to yard,
then wall curves back to form west side of yard and returns to barn, west gable.

Listing NGR: SY6028284266

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Source: English Heritage

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