Description: Barn About 15 Metres East of Summerhill House
Date Listed: 23 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 174673
OS Grid Reference: TQ7591545983
OS Grid Coordinates: 575915, 145983
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1860, 0.5158
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TQ 74 NE MARDEN BATTLE LANE
2/17 Barn about 15
metres east of
Barn. C17. Timber framed, weatherboarded, with corrugated iron roof.
4 timber-framed bays, built at right-angles to road, with midstrey
to third timber-framed bay from north (road) end. North end bay
formerly storeyed and partitioned off from rest of barn at least on
first floor. Gable end jetty on solid-spandrel brackets to north.
Roof gabled, with plain bargeboards to north. Full-height double
doors to west. Lean-to to east, with low double doors and three
small paned lights. Lean-to to south gable end. Single-storey brick
shelter range added at right angles to west side of north bay.
Interior: gunstock-jowled principal posts. C20 roof above tie-beam
level. Posts and tie beams flanking midstrey morticed for arch
braces, bases of west posts jowled on midstrey side, and midstrey
side of east posts not grooved for infilling. Evidence for floor to
north end bay, and for unbraced partition under tie-beam to south
end of it. Small window with pegged cill and shutter groove, under
wall-plate to centre of each side of north bay, and to north gable
end, latter with a mullion. Tension braces to north gable end and
arch braces to side walls of two north bays. Concave tension braces
to south end bay and south gable end. Stave, lath and daub infilling
above midrail, inside braces to north bays, flush with braces to
south. Boarded threshing floor.
Listing NGR: TQ7588645984
Source: English Heritage
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