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Description: Cruck Barn Approximately 40 Metres East of King's Manor
Date Listed: 24 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 249983
OS Grid Reference: SU4923689372
OS Grid Coordinates: 449236, 189372
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6010, -1.2905
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HARWELL HIGH STREET
SU4989 (West side)
9/120 Cruck barn approx. 40n E of
24/11/66 King's Manor
(Formerly listed as barn on
south side of Talbot's Lane at
Barn. c.1365 with later alterations. Coursed stone rubble plinth with red brick
to top; weatherboarding on timber-framing; old plain-tile roof, half-hipped to
right. 4-bay range, probably truncated from 6-bay range. Plank double doors to
left and opposing plank double doors to rear. Interior: 4 bays of arch-braced
base cruck construction with 2 rows of windbraces. History: the farmstead was
owned by the Bayllol (or Baillol) family from c.1200-1350. The Brounz family
owned it from c.1350-1484, The far&stead was bought by William Waynflete, Bishop
of Winchester in 1484.
(Crucks in the West Berkshire and Oxford Region, by J. Fletcher in Oxoniensia,
Vol 33, 1968, p71-88); Three Medieval Farmhouses in Harwell, by J.M. Fletcher in
Berkshire Archaeological Journal, Vol 62, 1965, p45-69)
Listing NGR: SU4923689372
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Source: English Heritage
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