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Former Barn About 50 Metres West of Postling Court, Postling

Description: Former Barn About 50 Metres West of Postling Court

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 175638

OS Grid Reference: TR1452439044
OS Grid Coordinates: 614524, 139044
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1105, 1.0634

Location: The Street, Postling, Kent CT21 4EY

Locality: Postling
Local Authority: Shepway District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT21 4EY

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Listing Text

(West Side)
Former Barn about
7-8-84 50 m West of
Postling Court
(Formerly listed
as great barn at
Postling Court)


Barn, now 4 houses. C18, re-using a medieval frame. Later C18 addition.
Converted in 1980s. Timber framed, formerly weathboarded, now with
rendered unfilling. Plain tile roof. 8 timber framed bays, added
front and rear; 4.5 bays of a medieval frame, probably re-erected in
C18. South truss partly re-placed and a further 3 timber-framed bays
added to south later in C18. 1½ storeys on brick plinth hipped roof.
An assortment of skylights. Approximately 10 windows. 4 doors;2 towards
centre, one towards each end. 2 rear porches rising from aisle wall,
one gabled, one with jettied canopy on brackets.
Interior: 5 north trusses with gun stock-jowled arcade posts of heavy
scantling, morticed for passing shores and for arch-braces, but truncated
towards bases. Tie-beams not morticed for corresponding braces aisles
now with straight braces from aisle-ties to arcade posts. Face-halved
scarf-joint to arcade plate. Scribed carpenter's marks to arcade posts,
but chiseled marks to backs of same posts, to arcade plates, and to
arcade braces. Posts of south (sixth) truss replaced, but braces marked
in sequence with trusses to north; viz 1 onwards, south to north.
Arcade posts of 3 south bays of smaller scantling, with cut jowls.
Common raffer roof with clasped purlins and ridge-piece throughout.

Listing NGR: TR1460239032

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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