Description: Barn at St Bartholomew's Priory Farm
Date Listed: 26 October 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 275914
OS Grid Reference: TL8715942790
OS Grid Coordinates: 587159, 242790
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0519, 0.7282
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In the entry for:
The address shall be amended to read:
ST BARTHOLOMEW'S LANE
The grade shall be upgraded to 11* the building shall be included for Group
Value (GV), the description shall be amended to read:-
Barn. C14 with C17 alterations. Weatherboard over timber frame; hipped reed
thatch roof. Aisled 6-bay plan with 2 threshing floors. Roof swept over two
sets of C19/2O plank double doors breaking eaves line; hipped roof continued
over additional cart bay to left. Interior: studded wall framing; reversed
assembly to wall plates, curved bracing from sole plate to aisle post, passing
braces from outer aisle posts to tie beam halved through jowled aisle tie beams
and jowled aisle posts which are braced to tie beams; C17 clasped-purlin roof.
Noted as one of the finest medieval barns in Suffolk. Built for Westminster
Abbey, who owned the grange from 1115 to 1538.
(P Aitken, "Aisled Barns in Suffolk", Journa1 of the Historic Farm Buildings
Group, Vol 3 (1989) pp 62-3,70).
1. Barn of St Bartholomew's
1692 Priory Farm
TY 84 SE 1/139
C17 timber-framed weatherboarded barn with 6 aisled bays. Thatched. 2
waggon entrances on 1 side.
Listing NGR: TL8715942790
Source: English Heritage
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