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Knighton Farm, 2 Barns and Linking Range, Approximately 40 Metres North East, Compton Beauchamp

Description: Knighton Farm, 2 Barns and Linking Range, Approximately 40 Metres North East

Grade: II
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

Location: Compton Beauchamp, Oxfordshire SN6 8NU

Locality: Compton Beauchamp
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN6 8NU

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Listing Text

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
wide span.

Listing NGR: SU2820487049

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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