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Barn Approximately 20 Metres North East of the Manor Preparatory School, St Helen Without

Description: Barn Approximately 20 Metres North East of the Manor Preparatory School

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 9 February 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 249813

OS Grid Reference: SU4845298031
OS Grid Coordinates: 448452, 198031
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6790, -1.3006

Location: Faringdon Road, St Helen Without, Oxfordshire OX13 6LN

Locality: St Helen Without
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX13 6LN

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Listing Text

SU49NE (East side)
8/136 Barn approx. 20m. NE of The
09/02/66 Manor Preparatory School
(Formerly listed as Manor
House, including adjoining
Barn, now gymnasium. C15, for Abingdon Abbey. Coursed limestone rubble with
puplog holes and dressed quoins; old tile roof with stone coping and carved
finials. 5-bay plan with threshing floor in second bay from left. Entries
blocked by C20 door and glazing: timber lintel over smaller blocked entry in
second bay from right. Interior: 5-bay roof with original windbraces to rear
right, and C20 lateral (iron stanchion) and transverse (bolted plates)
strengthening. Raised crucks with arch-braced lower collars, and upper collars
halved into blades; ridge purlin laid on solid yoke; trenched side purlins with
tabled scarf joints. Abingdon Abbey leased the site out to lay tenants in C15.
(J. Fletcher, "Crucks in the West Berkshire and Oxfordshire Region", 0xonensia,
Vol.33 (1968), pp.80-81; V.C.H.: Berkshire, Vol.IV, p.416).

Listing NGR: SU4845298031

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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