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Description: Two Barns Immediately to the West of Barningham Hall
Date Listed: 2 November 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 284372
OS Grid Reference: TL9633877281
OS Grid Coordinates: 596338, 277281
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3584, 0.8819
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TL 97 NE BARNINGHAM THETFORD ROAD
1/19 Two barns immediately to
2.11.83 the west of Barningham
(Formerly listed as Two
GV II Barns , North-West
of Barningham Hall)
A pair of barns forming part of the complex of farm buildings to the west of
Barningham Hall. Early C17 and C18. Timber-framed and weatherboarded with
pantiled roofs. The principal barn (early C17) is aligned north-south. 5
bays, with a cart entry in the middle bay and a later porch on the west side.
To the north of the porch, a lean-to extension along the west wall. The frame
stands on a high brick plinth: no middle rail, arched braces at the corners
are halved against the studs. Trusses with long arched braces, 2 replaced by
bolted knees. Roof in 11 bays, unrelated to wall bays: principal rafters of
square section; one row of unstepped butt purlins; one row of clasped purlins;
windbraces; later queen-struts. The threshing floor is paved with limestone
flags, an unusual feature in Suffolk. Attached to part of the east wall of
this barn, forming an L, is a small C18 4-bay barn: primary braces bisecting
studs; no middle rail; trusses with long arched braces. Roof in 8 bays, with
a ridge-piece, clasped purlins, and queen-struts.
Listing NGR: TL9633877281
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Source: English Heritage
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