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Barn at Belstead Hall, Belstead

Description: Barn at Belstead Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 277380

OS Grid Reference: TM1270541312
OS Grid Coordinates: 612705, 241312
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0294, 1.0993

Location: Church Lane, Belstead, Suffolk IP8 3JT

Locality: Belstead
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP8 3JT

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Listing Text

Barn at Belstead Hall
Barn. Circa 1600 and later. Originally close studded timber frame, partly
encased in or underpinned in brick, some in English bond, some C19 Flemish bond.
Some weatherboarding, brick nogged south gable, plaintile roof. Later timber
framed and weatherboarded lean to with pantile roofs. 2 & 3 storeys
encorporating stables, living quarter and lofts. East face. Varied openings. 4
sets stable and barn doors. 3 1st floor openings with strap hinges and boarded
doors. South gable horizontal brick nogging. Decorative braces above
bressumer. Timber latticed window with shaped head in apex below collar.
Interior: At either end heavy bridging beams with bar stops and flat joists.
Wooden mangers at south end. In between, later floor to 2 storey hay loft,
separated from stable by closed truss. The beams and bridging beams supported by
knees, some of natural Y-shaped timbers. 2 tier butt purlin roof, some cranked
wind braces on both sides.

Listing NGR: TM1270541312

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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