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Cruck Barn Approximately 40 Metres East of King's Manor, Harwell

Description: Cruck Barn Approximately 40 Metres East of King's Manor

Grade: II*
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

Location: Grove Road, Harwell, Oxfordshire OX11 0ET

Locality: Harwell
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX11 0ET

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Listing Text

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
Middle Farm)


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

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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