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Barn Approximately 40 Metres West South West of Great Walley Hall, Fairstead

Description: Barn Approximately 40 Metres West South West of Great Walley Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 December 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 115357

OS Grid Reference: TL7620318086
OS Grid Coordinates: 576203, 218086
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8336, 0.5559

Location: Fairstead, Essex CM3 2BL

Locality: Fairstead
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM3 2BL

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Listing Text


2/3 Barn approx. 40 metres
4.60 south-west of Great
Walley Hall, (formerly
21.12.67 listed as Barn at Great
Walley Hall, NW of


Barn. C15, altered in C20. Timber framed, weatherboarded, roofed with
corrugated iron. 5 bays aligned N-S with 2 aisles, and midstrey to E. Small
outshut at N end. Roof hipped at S end, hipped with gablet at N end, forming a
catslide over the outshut. Roof of midstrey forms a lean-to of the main roof.
Jowled arcade posts and wallposts, heavy studding with curved braces trenched to
the outside, edge-halved and bridled scarfs in arcade plates, arched braces to
tiebeams and arcade plates. Crownpost roof with axial bracing, retaining the
structure of an original gablet hip at both ends, but at the N end rafters
replaced in softwood now eliminate the gablet externally. The midstrey is a C17
addition and originally had a pitched roof, but it has been re-roofed as a
lean-to, probably at the same time that the thatch (recorded in 1960) was
replaced by corrugated iron. RCHM 8.

Listing NGR: TL7620318086

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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