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Abbey Barn and Attached Wall and Gateway, Hounslow

Description: Abbey Barn and Attached Wall and Gateway

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 May 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 202634

OS Grid Reference: TQ1719576830
OS Grid Coordinates: 517195, 176830
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4783, -0.3138

Location: Hounslow, Greater London TW3 2HA

Locality: Hounslow
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: TW3 2HA

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Listing Text

In the entry for:

TQ 1776
33/361E Abbey Barn, Syon Park

The address and description shall be amended to read:

Abbey Barn and attached
Wall and Gateway

Barn. Built after 1415 for Bridgittine Nunnery at Syon; repaired after C17 for
the Percys, Earls of Northumberland. Squared and coursed ragstone with gallet-
ting to joint; late C17 brick rear wall; gabled plain tile roof built after 1910
fire. Front, facing yard, has C15 arched stone doorway to left but much altered
from late C17 with timber lintels and mid/late C18 segmental brick arches over
central door and C20 windows with C18 brick jambs; late C17 brick round-arched
architraves to former full-height doorway to through-entry on right which has
late C19 rear entry and angled brick rear wall. Interior: roof trusses,
installed after 1910 fire. Subsidiary features: extending at right angles to
front of right-hand corner of barn, to right of through-entry, is C15 stone
rubble wall with late C17 brick buttresses flanking central round-arched gateway
built of late C17 brick, chamfered to outer side and rebated to inner (former
farmyard) side.



Abbey Barn, Syon Park

TQ 1776 SE 33/361E


Remains of the C14 building are incorporated in the present building, which
is used as part of the Garden Centre.

Listing NGR: TQ1719576830

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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