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Barn to North East of Great Tomkyns, Havering

Description: Barn to North East of Great Tomkyns

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 201662

OS Grid Reference: TQ5668589611
OS Grid Coordinates: 556685, 189611
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5836, 0.2601

Location: Tomkyns Lane, Upminster RM14 1TP

Locality: Havering
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: RM14 1TP

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Listing Text

In the entry for:
(formerly Bird Lane)
TQ 58 NE 13/2A 7.1.55 Barn to north-east of Great

the grade shall be amended to Grade II* (star) and the description shall be amended to read as

Barn. Probably late C13 or C14, repaired and given porch in
about 1727. Timber-frame, weatherboarded but with traces of
original wattle and daub infil. Hipped thatch roof almost
reaching ground level. Three bays, with aisles and single
entrance opening into the east side of the central bay, in
line with the arcade posts. Arcade posts with well-cut jowled
heads and braces, passing braces to aisles and collar rafter
roof. Walling with regularly spaced studs and mid rail.
This barn is important as a very complete and well-documented
example of a barn with a pattern of carpenters' marks which
follow a circuit round the building instead of the more common
method of numbering each cross frame. The barn displays a
variety of unusual and archaic features, including
through-splayed and tabled scarf joints, and a reversal in the
position of the aisle wall plates relative to the aisle tie
Vernacular Architecture, vol. 24, 1993


(formerly Bird Lane)
Barn to north-east of
Great Tomkyns
TQ 58 NE 13/2A 7.1.55.
C17. Timber-framed, weatherboarded aisled barn of 3 bays, with gabled wagon
entrance on east side in central bay. Collar and tie-beam roof trusses on
jowled main posts with long arched braces to tie-beams and aisle plate. Hipped
thatched roof almost reaching ground level. (RCHM 4).

Listing NGR: TQ5668589611

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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