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Barn Approximately 25 Metres North North East of Birdbrook Hall, Birdbrook

Description: Barn Approximately 25 Metres North North East of Birdbrook Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 16 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 114088

OS Grid Reference: TL7072241274
OS Grid Coordinates: 570722, 241274
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0436, 0.4880

Location: Fell Road, Birdbrook, Essex CO9 4BJ

Locality: Birdbrook
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO9 4BJ

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Listing Text

Barn approx. 25
metres NNE of
Birdbrook Hall


Aisled barn, late C14, extended in C17 and C19. Timber framed, weatherboarded,
roofed with corrugated iron. 4 bays aligned approx. NE-SW, late C14, extended
to SW by 3 bays and to NE by one bay in C17. 2 lean-to midstreys to SE. NW
extension, C19. Gablet at SW, gable at NE. Jowled arcade posts. Original
part, which formerly extended further to SW, has wide arched braces from arcade
posts to arcade plates and tiebeams, splayed scarfs with bridled butts in arcade
plates (Hewett 1980, figure 262); aisle ties jowled against arcade plates, with
raking shores to the jowls; reversed assembly at wallplates, walls rebuilt below
with primary straight bracing; crown post roof, plain crownposts with axial
braces only. In SW extension, thinner braces, original walls with face-halved
and bladed scarfs in wallplates, normal assembly, clasped purlin roof. At NE
gable end the timbers are charred.

Listing NGR: TL7072241274

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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