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Barn Approximately 30 Metres South East of Wiggens Farmhouse, Helions Bumpstead

Description: Barn Approximately 30 Metres South East of Wiggens Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 114113

OS Grid Reference: TL6631042388
OS Grid Coordinates: 566310, 242388
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0549, 0.4242

Location: Haverhill Road, Helions Bumpstead, Essex CB9 7AD

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

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Listing Text

2/23 Barn approx.
30 metres South
East of Wiggens


Aisled barn, C16. Timber framed, plastered, roof thatched, 3 bays aligned
approximately N-S, lean-to midstrey to E. Jowled posts, cambered tiebeams,
arched braces to tiebeams and arcade plates. Face-halved scarfs with one end
bladed, the other end housed (Hewett 1980, Fig. 269). Aisle ties jowled to
arcade posts, 2 raking shores to each arcade post, from aisle tie and sill
respectively. Heavy studding, curved tension braces, trenched to outside of
studs. Clasped purlin roof with curved wind braces to purlins. All rafters
original. In N bay, 4 C19 stable stalls and inserted floor. There are close
constructional similarities with an aisled barn at Bumpstead Hall. (qv)

Listing NGR: TL6631042388

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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