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Barn 40 Metres South of Poplar Farmhouse, Bedfield

Description: Barn 40 Metres South of Poplar Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 281452

OS Grid Reference: TM2192266444
OS Grid Coordinates: 621922, 266444
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2514, 1.2498

Locality: Bedfield
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP13 7JH

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Listing Text

TM 26 NW

2/28 Barn 40m south of Poplar
29/7/55 Farmhouse (formerly
listed with Poplar
Farmhouse) )


Barn. Late C16. Timber framed, the walls mainly clad in tarred corrugated
iron, with a similar roof cladding. Interior. The frame is in 5 quite narrow
bays, with largely intact studding, full-height except in the gable ends and
opposite the original cart entrance where there are mid rails. Arched wall
bracing. The 2 bays at the east end were originally partitioned off and
floored for use as stabling; the 2nd bay retains C16 plain joists, set flat;
evidence for diamond-mullioned openings in this section. The cart entrance
was in the centre of the 3 open bays, on the south side. One open tie beam
retains arched braces to the wallposts, the remainder have later knees. Roof
has clasped and butt purlins, with incomplete 2-way wind bracing to the butt
purlins. Brick threshing floor.

Listing NGR: TM2192266444

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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