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Barn 60 Yards North of the West Range of Sissinghurst Castle, Cranbrook

Description: Barn 60 Yards North of the West Range of Sissinghurst Castle

Grade: I
Date Listed: 20 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 168881

OS Grid Reference: TQ8078138392
OS Grid Coordinates: 580781, 138392
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1163, 0.5816

Location: Cranbrook, Kent TN17 2JP

Locality: Cranbrook
Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN17 2JP

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Listing Text


4/30 Barn 60 yards north
20.6.67 of the west range of
Sissinghurst Castle

Barn. Early C16 red brick with plain tiled roofs. Tumbled parapets to gables.
Buttresses to wall, 3 each side of centre. Breathers on 3 levels to left of
centre, those to right hidden by lean-to catslide extension. Central pointed-
arched wagon entrance, mirroring that to north, with pentice hood over and
boarded doors. Mid-stray to north. Interior: 5-bays with Queen-post side-
purlin roof and some wind-bracing. Winding hoist attached to beam in roof.
This barn is shown in an engraving of 1760 by James Peak with brick end stacks.
It is attached to a nineteenth century range of outbuildings to left, (this
part not listed).

Listing NGR: TQ8084338316

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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