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Barn at St Bartholomew's Priory Farm, Sudbury

Description: Barn at St Bartholomew's Priory Farm

Grade: II*
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

Locality: Sudbury
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CO10 1YA

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Listing Text

In the entry for:

Barn of
St Bartholomew's
Priory Farm

The address shall be amended to read:


Barn at
St Bartholomew's
Priory Farm

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

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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