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Description: The Cow Barn, Approximately 70 Metres East of Lambourne Hall
Date Listed: 19 May 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 118662
OS Grid Reference: TQ4785496193
OS Grid Coordinates: 547854, 196193
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6451, 0.1355
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TQ 4696-4796 LAMBOURNE CHURCH LANE,
7/18 The Cow Barn, approx.
19/5/75 70 metres E of Lambourne
Barn, late C16, converted to a house 1983. Timber framed, weatherboarded, some
red brick, stretcher bond, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 5 bays aligned
approx. N-S with midstrey to E of central bay. Single-storey lean-to extension
in SE angle, of red brick, stretcher bond, roofed with C20 red clay Roman tiles,
1983. External chimney stack at N end, 1983. Large windows to W, 1983. Timber
frame partly exposed internally. Heavy studding, primary straight tension
braces combined with arched braces to wallplates, an unusual structure. Edge-
halved and bridled scarfs in wallplates. Jowled posts, arched braces to
straight tiebeams, inclined queen posts shaped to decorative jowled profile at
the tops, a rare feature. Clasped purlins with straight wind bracing. Extra
posts on the W side of the middle'bay indicate that originally there were large
double doors here, now infilled and weatherboarded. Empty mortices on the E
side indicate that the midstrey has been added after initial construction. In
the conversion to a house, approaching completion in July, 1983, the 2 S bays
have been divided into 2 storeys, the middle bay is open to the roof, the 2 N
bays have been ceiled at first floor level, without access to the upper floor.
Listing NGR: TQ4785496193
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Source: English Heritage
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