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Barn at Old Hall Farm, Alpheton

Description: Barn at Old Hall Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 April 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 278696

OS Grid Reference: TL8739150464
OS Grid Coordinates: 587391, 250464
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1207, 0.7358

Location: Church Lane, Alpheton, Suffolk IP29 4HB

Locality: Alpheton
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP29 4HB

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Listing Text

The following buildings shall be added:-

TL 85 SE
4/780 Barn at old Hall Farm

Barn. C13 south barn, extended in C16; C18 north-west barn; roofs removed C20.
Weather board over timber frame; gambrel corrugated iron roof to south barn and
gabled corrugated iron roof to north-west barn. South barn of 8 aisled bays
with 2 threshing floors and north-west barn, at right angles making L plan, of
6 bays with central threshing floor. Plank double doors to 2 gabled south
porches. Lean-to roof over east porch to north-west barn adjoining C19 outshut
to south. Interior: north-west barn has vertical studding with mid rails and
jowled storey posts which have bracing and inserted C19 knee braces to tie
beams. South barn has C16 vertical studding with mid rails and curved wall
bracing to gable ends; jowled C16 aisle posts, with cranked and arched bracing
to tie beams and arcade plates; 3 C13 bays at west end with unjowled aisle posts
and lateral bracing to arcade plates, all of slighter scantling; reversed
assembly to aisles.
(P Aitken, "Aisled Barns in Suffolk", Journal of the Historic Farm Buildings
Group, Vol 3 (1989), pp.62 and 70.)

Listing NGR: TL8739150464

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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