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Two Barns 120 Metres North-West of Wyke House, Castleton

Description: Two Barns 120 Metres North-West of Wyke House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 105580

OS Grid Reference: ST6001614616
OS Grid Coordinates: 360016, 114616
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9296, -2.5703

Location: Castleton, Dorset DT9 6SJ

Locality: Castleton
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT9 6SJ

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There is also a scheduled monument, Wyke barns, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

ST 61 SW
Two Barns 120 metres
9/40 north-west of Wyke

- II*
Two Barns in a continuous range. C16. Rubble-stone walls, snecked and coursed.
Stone slate roofs with stone gable-copings. Buttresses to each bay, with two
weatherings per buttress. South-east barn of 11 bays and one end bay beyond
an internal masonry wall, has two square porches with pitched roofs and
weatherboarding. Two-leaf plank doors. Surviving loops. (East elevation).
These are through-entrances without porches on west side. North-west barn
has two opposed square porches, with pitched roofs. Solid wall internally
divides this barn from that to south-east. In last bay before wall, through-
passage entered via doorway, with heavy and chamfered door-frame and cambered
head, C16 or C17. Entrances other than porches, four on the west side, two on
the east side, see RCHM plan. Interior: roof-construction: mid-crucks, some
jointed, some whole, with collar-beams and large arch braces. 3 sets of
through-purlins. 2 sets of wind-bracing. Much of the construction in the
lower barn has been renewed, or re-inforced in C19 and C20.
(RCHM Dorset I, p.70(6), including Plan).

Listing NGR: ST6001614616

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Source: English Heritage

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