Description: Barn and Cart Shed 60 Metres North West of Wissington Grove
Date Listed: 29 July 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 278701
OS Grid Reference: TL9391234404
OS Grid Coordinates: 593912, 234404
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9743, 0.8218
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NAYLAND WITH WISSINGTON
TL 93 SW BURES ROAD
14/939 Barn and Cart Shed
60m NW of Wissington
Barn and cart shed, originally separate but now joined by later
infilling continuous with cart shed range. Barn late C18, cart shed
early C19. Timber framed with mostly tarred weatherboarding; high red
brick plinths owing to sloping site. Roofs clad in corrugated iron
and asbestos. Barn has central through cart entry with gabled porch
on east side, the entries now boarded over and replaced by a single
door and window. Open lean-tos to east. 4-bay cart shed with loft
above. Interior: Barn in 7 bays. Primary-braced frame, largely
comprising very heavy components re-used from a C15 or early C16
building, some with roll and ogee moulding and others with concave
sides suggesting brick infilling. Re-used tie beams, knee-braced to
wallposts. 2 are slightly cambered, with peg holes for crown posts.
Clasped purlin roof without principals, the rafters showing housings
for collars; all components are re-used. Upper floor inserted 1940s.
Listing NGR: TL9391234404
Source: English Heritage
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