Description: Barn About 80 Metres North of Hoo Hall
Date Listed: 12 December 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 286570
OS Grid Reference: TM2557759396
OS Grid Coordinates: 625577, 259396
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1866, 1.2986
The following building shall be added:-
HOO CHURCH LANE
TM 25 NE
Barn about 80 metres
north of Hoo Hall
Note:This barn is depicted on the Boo Hall estate map dated 1837.
Barn. Circa early C19. Weatherboarded timber frame with tall red brick flint
panelled plinth. Clay pantile roof with gabled ends. Plan : 9 roof bays with
midstrey on north side of bays 4 and 5. Large C20 lean-to shed on north side.
Exterior : The south side has double doors to the left of centre to about 2/3
height, C20 inserted hatch either side and doorway at right hand end. Later
C19 open-front cart-shed attached to front of left hand end. At the rear
(north) the weatherboarded gabled midstrey to right of centre and large
corrugated iron C20 lean-to shed to left of the midstrey. Interior : Some
earlier reused material including wall-posts, tie-beams, wall and sole-plates
and possibly some of the studding. Vertical studding between the wall-posts
with long straight braces and no mid-rail. The sole-plate is on a tall brick
and flint plinth. Curved knees and brackets under the tie-beams either side
of the threshing floor. The 5 tie-beams do not correspond with the roof bays.
Pegged soft-wood butt-purlin roof, the common rafters resting on the backs of
the purlins with a ridge-board at the apex. The collars are mortice and tenoned
to the principal rafters.
Listing NGR: TM2557759396
Source: English Heritage
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