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Description: Barn at Rear of Numbers 156 to 160 (Even)
Date Listed: 29 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 116521
OS Grid Reference: TL8638119097
OS Grid Coordinates: 586381, 219097
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8394, 0.7040
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KELVEDON HIGH STREET
TL 8619-8719 (south-east side)
8/217 Barn at rear of nos.
156 to 160 (even)
Barn. Early C17, altered in C19. Timber framed, weatherboarded, roofed with
handmade red clay pantiles. 4 bays aligned NE-SW, aisled on SE side only, with
midstrey to NW. C19 lean-to extensions each side of midstrey, of the same
materials. NW elevation, original great doors (requiring repair), and one C19
halved stabled door in each lean-to. Jowled arcade posts, jowled wallposts in
NW wall, aisle posts unjowled. All arched arcade braces in situ. All arched
braces to cambered tiebeams in situ except one. Face-halved and bladed scarf in
arcade plate. Aisle plate requiring repair. In end walls and aisle wall,
straight braces trenched outside heavy studding; in NW wall, straight braces
trenched inside studding. Clasped purlin roof, with collars at half-bay
intervals. C20 inserted floor in the 2 NE bays. The midstrey is a separate
structure, but similar in construction and date, with jowled posts at the front
only, and straight braces trenched outside the studding. Short curved braces
across the top corners of the great doorway. Roof of midstrey rebuilt with
ridge. Shown on First Edition 25" O.S. map of 1875 as part of Chambers's Farm.
Listing NGR: TL8638119097
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