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Barn at the North West Corner of the Farmstead at Desning Hall, Gazeley

Description: Barn at the North West Corner of the Farmstead at Desning Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 June 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 275600

OS Grid Reference: TL7343963336
OS Grid Coordinates: 573439, 263336
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2409, 0.5388

Location: Gazeley, Suffolk IP28 6PB

Locality: Gazeley
Local Authority: Forest Heath District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP28 6PB

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Listing Text


Barn at the
corner of the
farmstead at
Desning Hall


Barn, late C14 with fragmentary C13 core. 9 bays, 2 aisles, 2
gabled. midstreys. Timber-framed and weatherboarded. Main roof
asbestos-sheeted, aisle roofs corrugated iron. Substantially-
built barn, but all tie-beam braces and some other members
removed C19 and C20. The original structure consists of: jowled
arcade posts, jowled aisle tie-beams, passing-braces from arcade
post head down to sole plate, straight or slightly curved square-
sectioned arcade braces, arcade plate in short massive sections
with complex splayed scarf joints, square studding at metre
centres, later augmented. The fragmentary core of an earlier
barn survives at about 3 bays from the west end, with straight
notched-lap jointed passing-braces (now gone), a pair from the
arcade post up to the rafters and another from the tie-beam down
to the external walls. Straight arcade braces lap jointed to the
plate. The roof completely rebuilt C20. The building is
associated with the now-vacant moated site of Desning Hall Manor.

Listing NGR: TL7343963336

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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