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Description: North and East Barn Ranges at Westbury Farm Alongside School Lane
Date Listed: 24 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 163135
OS Grid Reference: TL1413727143
OS Grid Coordinates: 514137, 227143
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9311, -0.3414
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OFFLEY SCHOOL LANE
TL 1427 (West side)
12/125 North and East barn
- ranges at Westbury Farm
alongside School Lane
Ranges of barns. C17, roofs of N range altered in C19. Timber frame on
low brick sill, dark weatherboarded, with steep pitched roofs E range
now of corrugated asbestos N range slated, S end of E range half hipped.
S barn a 4-bays, single-aisled barn facing W. Jowled posts, straight
braces to tie-beams and arcade plate, mid-height rail in walls tenoned
in-line. Clasped-purlin roof with 2 purlins to each slope, the upper on
a high collar in each truss, the lower on inclined straight queen-posts.
Aisle with aisle-ties on W side has been rebuilt with higher wall,
flatter-pitched slated roof and double doors presumably on site of
original gabled porch. Lower N barn has 2 aisles, the W aisle rebuilt,
similar to other barn, some stepped, some swept jowls to pairs of arcade
posts, curved braces to tie-beams, edge-halved scarf joint in wallplate.
Single clasped purlin to each slope on inclined straight queen-posts.
Long N range adjoining similar but roof structure renewed at steep pitch
Listing NGR: TL1413727143
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Source: English Heritage
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