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Description: Barn at Childs Farm 15 Meters to South-West of House
Date Listed: 6 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159833
OS Grid Reference: TL3158529291
OS Grid Coordinates: 531585, 229291
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9466, -0.0869
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TL 3129 COTTERED BALDOCK ROAD
5/7 Barn at Childs Farm
15m to SW of house
Barn. Early C17. Timber frame on low tarred brick sill, black
weatherboarded with a steep pitched roof now covered in black
corrugated iron. A tall 5 bay barn facing N alongside road with
double doors on each side in middle bay. Swept jowled posts and
long curved braces to cambered tie-beams. Inclined queen struts
to slender principals. A single butt-purlin toeach slope,
jointed in line, with added strainers at mid bay. Mid-height
rail in walls,tenoned in line; with small tension braces to
lower part of corner posts. Separate doorposts. Prominent
feature at entrance to village conservation area.
Listing NGR: TL3158529291
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Source: English Heritage
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