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Barn East North East of Corporation Farm House, Bracon Ash

Description: Barn East North East of Corporation Farm House

Grade: DL
Date Listed: 5 October 1988
Date Delisted: 15 November 1999
English Heritage Building ID: 226706

OS Grid Reference: TM1594099917
OS Grid Coordinates: 615940, 299917
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5542, 1.1839

Location: Wymondham Road, Bracon Ash, Norfolk NR14 8EU

Locality: Bracon Ash
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR14 8EU

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Listing Text

The following building was de-listed on 15th November 1999.


Barn East North East of
Corporation Farm House



Barn and integral granary and store. Seventeenth Century with late
Nineteenth Century and Twentieth Century additions. Plastered timber
frame, partly infilled with later brick. Steeply pitched corrugated iron
roof with gabled ends; weatherboarded gable ends.

PLAN 5 bay barn with threshing bay at centre, the right hand (east) bay
has integral granary on the first floor with a loft above. In about the
Eighteenth Century a midstrey was added at the back (north) in the late
Nineteenth Century cartsheds added at the front. Additions were made at
the back in the Twentieth Century.

EXTERIOR Front has central cart entrance with Twentieth Century plush
double doors. Adjoining at right angles to right a late Nineteenth
Century six bay open fronted cart shed and to the left an open-fronted
cart shed or cattle shelter of three bays with a lean-to roof. At the
back a gabled midstrey at the centre and Twentieth Century corrugated
iron lean-to additions.

INTERIOR Close-studded walls without a midrail and with curved tension
braces. Jowled wall posts. 5-bay clasped purlin roof with wind-braces
the principals reduced in scantling above the cankered collar, lower
butt purlins, arch braces to the tie-beams with occasional Queen struts
above. Cowman rafters appear to be complete and the ridgepiece is a
thick board. The right hand (east) bay has integral floors, supported on
chamfered beams with long bar stops and unchamfered joists, the first
floor beam is axial and the loft floor beam runs across the building.

Listing NGR: TM1594099917

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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