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Barn 20 Metres South East of Rook Hall Farmhouse, Cressing

Description: Barn 20 Metres South East of Rook Hall Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 116389

OS Grid Reference: TL7925720616
OS Grid Coordinates: 579257, 220616
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8553, 0.6015

Location: Polecat Road, Cressing, Essex CM7 8DQ

Locality: Cressing
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM7 8DQ

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Listing Text

TL 72 SE (west side)

1/65 Barn 20 metres south-
east of Rook Hall


Barn. Early to mid C16, altered in Cl7 and C18. Timber framed, weatherboarded,
roofed mainly with,corrugated asbestos, partly with handmade red plain tiles and
red clay 'Roman' tiles. 5 bays aligned NW-SE, with Cl7 midstrey roofed with
plain tiles to NE of second bay from NW end. C18 one-bay extension with hipped
roof at SE end. NE bay only roofed with 'Roman' tiles, remainder of main range
with asbestos. Jowled posts, curved braces set at a low pitch and trenched
outside heavy studding. Edge-halved and bridled scarfs in wallplates. 3
original arched braces to tiebeams in situ, the others replaced by bolted knees.
Partition between lilt bay and the remainder, not original. Roof originally of
crownpost form, rebuilt in C17 in clasped purlin form. Jowled posts and
original clasped purlin roof in midstrey. RCHM 7.

Listing NGR: TL7925720616

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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