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Barn Circa 4 Yards East of Fairbourne Manor, Harrietsham

Description: Barn Circa 4 Yards East of Fairbourne Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 173768

OS Grid Reference: TQ8614351240
OS Grid Coordinates: 586143, 151240
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2300, 0.6647

Location: Fairbourne Lane, Harrietsham, Kent ME17 1LQ

Locality: Harrietsham
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME17 1LQ

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Listing Text

TQ 85 SE (east side)

4/35 Barn circa 4 yards
east of Fairbourne


Barn. 1st half C16. Ground floor very roughly coursed ragstone,
first floor tile-hung, plain tile roof. 2 storeys, with hipped
roof. 2 very small single-light first-floor casements. Double
doors to centre of ground floor. Later lean-to to left, stone on
ground floor, weatherboarded first floor. Integral lean-to to left
half of rear elevation with stone ground floor. Weatherboarded
above, with boarded double doors up 11 concrete steps parallel
to rear wall, giving access to first floor. Interior: partly
weatherboarded. 4 bays. Rear aisle to left 2 bays only. Only
first floor timber-framed. Mid-rail to first floor. Some arch-
bracing to walls. Principal posts with gunstock jowls. Aisle
posts formerly with passing shores. Arch-braced, slightly cambered
tie-beams. Plain crown posts; 2 with 2 braces to collar purlin,
and 1 curved brace to tie-beam, one to front, one to rear; one
crown post with only one brace, to collar purlin. Grooving
suggesting partitioning of aisle from rest of barn.

Listing NGR: TQ8600351130

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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