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Description: Knighton Farm, 2 Barns and Linking Range, Approximately 40 Metres North East
Date Listed: 11 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 250715
OS Grid Reference: SU2820487049
OS Grid Coordinates: 428204, 187049
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5816, -1.5943
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COMPTON BEAUCHAMP KNIGHTON
5/85 Knighton Farm, 2 Barns and
linking range, approx 40
metres north east
Barn. c.1700. Timber frame on random bond brick plinth; north wall of uncoursed
sarsen and chalk rubble; south wall and gable end are weatherboarded; Entry to
right: hipped roof. Interior: Queen-post truss with additional flanking posts;
butt purlins; arch braced from post to tie beam and (at a higher level) from
post to wall plate. Barn at right angles to above. Late Late C16/C17. Timber
frame on later C18 English bond brick plinth on sarsen footing; weatherboarded;
thatched roof. 6 bays with off-centre threshing floor. Half-hipped roof.
Interior: Collar-truss with side struts, butt purlins and windbraces; heavy
jowled posts and thick curved braces from post to tie beam and wall plate. Half
hipped roof. Late C18 stable block against south gable end: sarsen rubble
walling, brick dressings, corrugated asbestos roof, 3 window range, gable
entry. Linking the two barns is a mid C19 four-bay shelter shed: splayed brick
piers to front divide each bay, openings are now weatherboarded and have two
C20 planked stable doors. Thatched roof. Interior: C17 queen-strut trusses have
been removed from a timber framed building, probably a barn because they have a
Listing NGR: SU2820487049
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