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Description: Barn at Moorhams Farm
Date Listed: 5 December 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 139288
OS Grid Reference: SU6706451237
OS Grid Coordinates: 467064, 151237
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2564, -1.0403
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BASING STINGERS LANE
SU 65 SE
11/70 BARN AT MOORHAMS FARM
Threshing barn later adapted into loose boxes with farrowing pen
and mangers added to North East side. Late 16th century up to
the beam level with 18th century roof trusses and 19th century
extension. Timberframed barn with brick infilling to North West
North East and South East, including some late 16th century, some
18th century and some 19th century bricks. Weatherboarding to
South West. Roof originally thatched but at time of survey covered
in corrugated iron sheeting. 4 Bay barn with double cart entrance
in penultimate bay. Jowled upright posts. 3rd bay has 20th century
renewed tie beams with iron bolts and renewed tension braces to
tie beams each side of cart entry. Roof of angled queen struts
either side of cart entrance and queen posts elsewhere. Clasped
purlins with no ridgepiece. Wall frame to 3 sides has midrail
with diagonal tension braces. South West side has early 19th century
framing. The barn is dated on the upright post to the left of
the cart entrance 1733 (and TT 1816). South West side has 19th
century lean-to extension. North East side has 19th century farro-
wing pen and mangers which has preserved some old elm weatherboarding
on the outside of the barn.
Listing NGR: SU6732252977
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Source: English Heritage
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