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Description: Barn at Manor House
Date Listed: 8 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 244109
OS Grid Reference: SP3926337902
OS Grid Coordinates: 439263, 237902
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0381, -1.4290
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TADMARTON MAIN STREET
2/98 Barn at Manor House
Barn. Probably C15. Regular coursed ironstone rubble. Thatched roof. Gabled
stone porch on north to 4th bay. Slit windows. Angle buttresses. Entrance to
porch has arch with keystone and stone surrounds. 6 bays. Quoins to 5th bay
indicate 6th bay possibly added. Interior: Roof has arched braced tie beams,
trenched purlins, windbraces, ridge with yoke and common rafters, some renewed.
Raised cruck construction. Probably built by Abingdon Abbey. Noted as being
similar to the New College C14 barn at Swalcliffe, but having modest character
and workmanship in comparison.
(V.C.H. : Oxfordshire, Vol X, p.151; Wood-Jones, R.B., Traditional Domestic
Architecture in the Banbury Region, 1963, p.22; Buildings of England :
Listing NGR: SP3926337902
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Source: English Heritage
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