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Description: Barn 100 Metres South West of Abbey Farmhouse with Detached Gable 10 Metres to North*
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 221918
OS Grid Reference: TF7803015051
OS Grid Coordinates: 578030, 315051
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7038, 0.6335
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WEST ACRE CHURCH GREEN (south side)
10/50 Barn 100 metres south-
19.10.57. west of Abbey Farmhouse
with detached gable
10 metres to north.
(Formerly listed as
Priory Gatehouse and
remains in Abbey Farm
Barn. Late medieval. Flint, stone dressings, slate roof. 2 3-stead barns built
end to end, formerly extending to now detached north gable. West face has
2 massive stone faced buttresses with set offs. Stone dressed ventilation
slits. 2 cart entrances with in-situ stone jambs, C19 brick arched head at
north, wooden lintel at south. Detached former north gable has 2 buttresses
with set offs. South gable has angle quoins and 2 buttresses with set offs.
C19 Queen post strut roof. Some detached tie-beams resting on wall plate with
wall posts and struts surviving from an earlier roof. Perhaps part of former
west or farm court of the Priory of St. Mary and All Saints. Scheduled Ancient
Monument, County Number 170. See F.H. Fairweather and H.L. Bradfer-Lawrence
'The Priory ... Westacre' Norfolk Archaeology XXIII, 1929, pp. 359-394.
Listing NGR: TF7803015051
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Source: English Heritage
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