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Description: Barn at Court Farm
Date Listed: 11 May 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 28679
OS Grid Reference: ST6527970627
OS Grid Coordinates: 365279, 170627
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4336, -2.5008
5118 HANHAM ABBOTS COURT FARM ROAD
Barn at Court Farm, known
as "Sally on the Barn"
(formerly listed under
ST 67 SE 4/81 11.5.53
Fabric said to be mediaeval. Features, particularly roof structure, appears
C18 or slightly later. Built of limestone rubble with pennant stone dressings,
end gables with copings and saddlestones, modern asbestos-sheet roof. Salient
feature, based on the Tithe barn at Hanham Court and possibly a C19 addition,
is central 2-storey slat roofed porch with stone parapet ramped up to each
corner. On a circular rocle in centre of parapet is a carved stone female
figure said to represent the goddess Ceves and known as "Sally" from which
the barn takes its name. Porch has wide arch and keystone, keyed semi-circular
opening above and flanking quatrefoil lights. Single loop vents in walls.
Rear elevation has similar central arch but no porch, C18 double wooden doors
with original ironwork. Pigeon-loft on south gable. Pantiled loft on south
Listing NGR: ST6527970627
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Source: English Heritage
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