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Barn 20 Metres East of Street Farmhouse, Wickham Skeith

Description: Barn 20 Metres East of Street Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 281742

OS Grid Reference: TM0890169729
OS Grid Coordinates: 608901, 269729
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2860, 1.0614

Location: Wickham Skeith, Suffolk IP23 8LP

Locality: Wickham Skeith
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP23 8LP

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Listing Text

TM 06 NE
2/157 Barn 20m. east of Street
29.7.55 Farmhouse (formerly
listed with Street

Barn. Late C16. Timber framed, the lower portion rendered and tarred, with
weatherboarding above. Porch retains old tarred daub. Roof clad in
corrugated iron. Gabled porch to east with cart doors. Interior. An
exceptionally intact frame in 7 bays, with a mid rail and curved bracing
halved against the outside faces of the studs. Cart entry in 3rd bay from
south. The 2 northernmost bays were floored, and there is evidence for one
lower diamond-mullioned window opening. Some tie beams retain original curved
braces, the remainder replaced by knees. Intact roof, the bays following the
wall structure: butt and clasped purlins, with 2-way wind bracing. Porch is
C17-C18, replacing an earlier and probably original porch which was narrower.

Listing NGR: TM0890169729

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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