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Barn 110 Metres South East of Old Buckenham Castle Keep, Old Buckenham

Description: Barn 110 Metres South East of Old Buckenham Castle Keep

Grade: I
Date Listed: 16 July 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 220372

OS Grid Reference: TM0852390307
OS Grid Coordinates: 608523, 290307
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4708, 1.0686

Location: B1113, Old Buckenham, Norfolk NR16 2AG

Locality: Old Buckenham
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR16 2AG

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There is also a scheduled monument, St Mary's Chapel, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text


Barn 110m south-east
12/125 of Old Buckenham Castle
16.7.58 Keep (formerly listed as
Remains of St. Mary's Chapel)

- I

Barn, originally St. Mary's Chapel in outer bailey of castle. Mid C12
converted to barn mid C16 after Dissolution. Flint with brick facing to south
and east walls and slate roof. Full height central double doors to north
dressed with brick. Brick quoins and some ashlar dressing. Roof line survives
on west wall indicating abutting structure, possibly priest's house as
remaining structure is probably the nave. Arched C13 blocked door to lower
left of west wall. Some jamb fragments set into upper arch. Interior.
Splayed round arched door in south wall C12 with ashlar voussoirs now blocked.
Large splayed 4-centred blocked window to left probably C15. To right of
door under eaves one splayed square window opening, probably C12. C18 roof
of tie beams, collars and 2 tiers staggered butt purlins. Scheduled Ancient
Monument, County number 89.

Listing NGR: TM0852390307

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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