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Barn of Kentishes Farm, 50 Metres East of Kentishes Farmhouse, Stisted

Description: Barn of Kentishes Farm, 50 Metres East of Kentishes Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 116269

OS Grid Reference: TL7913526233
OS Grid Coordinates: 579135, 226233
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9058, 0.6027

Location: Stisted, Essex CM77 8BX

Locality: Stisted
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM77 8BX

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Listing Text


1/253 Barn of Kentishes Farm,
50 metres east of
Kentishes Farmhouse


Barn. Circa 1600. Timber framed, weatherboarded, roofed with corrugated
asbestos. 4 bays aligned NW-SE, with aisle to NE only, and midstrey to SW. C20
shelter shed in S angle, forming catslide with main roof. Roof of barn hipped
at both ends, midstrey gabled. Jowled arcade-posts and wallposts. Straight
braces to arcade-plate, slightly curved braces to straight tiebeams. Heavy
studding and girts, all tenoned and pegged. Face-halved and bladed scarfs in
arcade-plate and wallplates. Clasped purlin roof with inserted raking struts.
Midstrey original, with jowled posts, but roof raised approximately 0.60 metre,
with later rafters and ridge. C20 great doors. Small doors at aisle end of
threshing bay, blocked by adjacent C20 farm building. SE wall and part of SW
wall lined with galvanised steel sheet for grain storage.

Listing NGR: TL7913526233

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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