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Description: Barn 40 Metres East South East of Great Oakley Hall Farmhouse
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 120269
OS Grid Reference: TM2071128148
OS Grid Coordinates: 620711, 228148
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9081, 1.2073
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GREAT OAKLEY HARWICH ROAD
TM 22 NW (north-west side)
4/27 Barn 40 metres east-
south-east of Great
Oakley Hall Farmhouse
Barn. C18. Timber framed, weatherboarded, roofed mainly with corrugated iron,
with some handmade red clay tiles on the SE midstrey. 13 bays aligned NW-SE,
with 2 midstreys each of 2 bays to SW. Early C19 slate-roofed lean-to extension
to NW of NW midstrey, later C19 slate-roofed lean-to extension between the
midstreys. Large C20 open lean-to shelter to NE. Minor repairs to the walls in
red brick in Flemish bond. Hardwood frame with primary straight bracing and
clasped purlin roof. The 4 NW bays and midstrey were built first, with arched
braces to the tiebeams and to the wallplate across the midstrey, and without a
ridge. The remainder was added later in the C18, with bolted knees to the
tiebeams and to the wallplate across the midstrey. The NW lean-to extension is
shown in the tithe award of 1841 (Essex Record Office, D/CT 258). Associated
with a farm of 600 acres until c.1914. In 1985 in use for bulk grain storage.
Listing NGR: TM2071128148
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Source: English Heritage
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