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Barn Approximately 80 Metres East North East of Bumpstead Hall, Helions Bumpstead

Description: Barn Approximately 80 Metres East North East of Bumpstead Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 114106

OS Grid Reference: TL6635241240
OS Grid Coordinates: 566352, 241240
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0446, 0.4243

Location: Steeple Bumpstead Road, Helions Bumpstead, Essex CB9 7BT

Locality: Helions Bumpstead
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CB9 7BT

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Listing Text

2/34 Barn approx. 80
metres East North
East of Bumpstead


Aisled barn, C16, altered in C20. Timber framed, weatherboarded, roofed with
corrugated iron. 4 bays aligned approximately NE-SW with entrances on both
sides in second bay from SW end. Jowled posts, cambered tiebeams, arched braces
to tiebeams and arcade plates. Face-halved scarfs bladed at one end, housed at
the other end (Hewett 1980, Fig. 269). Heavy studs. In end walls, curved
braces trenched into outside of studs. In aisles, 2 curved raking shores from
each arcade post, to aisle tie and to sill respectively. Roof above tiebeam
level rebuilt in C20 for lower pitch of corrugated iron, and side walls raised
to meet it. There are close constructional similarities with an aisled barn at
Wiggens Farm. (qv)

Listing NGR: TL6635241240

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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