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The Old Barn, Cranbrook

Description: The Old Barn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 169164

OS Grid Reference: TQ7900335662
OS Grid Coordinates: 579003, 135662
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0923, 0.5548

Location: Biddenden, Kent TN17 3NR

Locality: Cranbrook
Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN17 3NR

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Listing Text

TQ 73 NE
(West Side)
The Old Barn

Barn and oasthouse. Barn probably early 18th century altered in early 19th
century when the oasthouse was added. Timber-framed barn clad in weatherboarding
except for gable end opposite oasthouse which is of brick with tile hanging
to gable. Half-hipped pegtiled roof 2 storeys with central cart entrances and
3 later casements to southwest elevation. Internally the barn is of 5 bays
with oak frame with staggered purlins, collar beam and no ridge piece. Some
diagonal and curved tension braces. Jowled upright posts. Oasthouse added
at end is conical of red brick with grey headers in Flemish bond with cogged
eaves cornice and pyramidal roof with cowl and fantail.

Listing NGR: TQ7913235770

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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