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Description: Barn Opposite Manor Farmhouse
Date Listed: 23 November 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 251471
OS Grid Reference: SU2309197725
OS Grid Coordinates: 423091, 197725
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6778, -1.6674
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BUSCOT THE STREET
SU2397 Barn opposite Manor
Barn. c1870. Mass concrete walls in 2 ft courses; gable ends of
Bridgewater bricks capped with dressed stone and a gabled pantile roof lined
on the inside with tongue and groove boarding. the barn measures 60 ft x
162 ft x 12 ft 6" to eaves and its concrete walls are 1 ft 4" thick at the
base. An aisled plan inside of 10 bays with the original utilitarian frame
intact. Reputedly the earliest concrete farm building in the country.
Built at the expense of Robert Tertu is Campbell of Buscot Park as part of
his scheme to industrialize the estate for the production of sugar beet and
alcohol. Illustrated in Nigel Harvey, Old Farm Buildings, 1980, 20.
Listing NGR: SU2309197725
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Source: English Heritage
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