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Barn at Tq 829 449, Headcorn

Description: Barn at Tq 829 449

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 174310

OS Grid Reference: TQ8294044954
OS Grid Coordinates: 582940, 144954
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1746, 0.6157

Location: A274, Headcorn, Kent TN27 9RJ

Locality: Headcorn
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN27 9RJ

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Listing Text

TQ 829 449 (East side)

7/84 Barn at TQ
829 449

Barn, now house. C15 with C18, C19 and late C20 alterations. Timber framed,
weatherboarded, on stone plinth, with plain tile roof. At right-angles to
road. Three timber-framed bays with front and rear aisles. Full-height
central entrance to north, to which porch with hipped roof added in C18.
Mid C19 nearly full-height entrance inserted to south. C19 lean-tos to right
and left. Hipped roof. Interior: principal posts with cut jowls, arch-
braced to tie-beams and arcade plates. Rafters trenched for lapped collars,
re-ordered with side purlins in C18, and with ridge piece inserted later.
Mortices for curved passing shores to aisles; trench remains in north-west
aisle tie. Most of wall studding replaced. Evidence for studs between nave
and south aisle. Grooving for infilling to gable ends of nave and aisles.
Scribed carpenter's marks. Stop-splayed edge-halved scarf joint. Covered
yard erected to south 1866-98 and demolished 1984.

Listing NGR: TQ8294044954

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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