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Description: Riverhouse Barn
Date Listed: 16 January 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 287043
OS Grid Reference: TQ0992166854
OS Grid Coordinates: 509921, 166854
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3901, -0.4216
TQ 06 NE BOROUGH OF ELMBRIDGE MANOR ROAD
(north-west side, off)
Walton on Thames
1/431 Riverhouse Barn
Barn, now community centre. Probably early C18 (roof-tile dated 1721), added
to, restored 1985. Timber frame with C20 weatherboarding on rebuilt brick plinth;
clay pantile roof. 5 bays with added side outshut on right and added bay on
left. Central hipped-roofed midstrey with double door board. To either side,
C20 paired dark-glazed, double doors. Outshut on right has board door. Added
bay on left has corrugated-iron walls and roof, panelled door and 4-pane window
with another above breaking eaves and rising as gabled dormer; stack at junction
with barn. Rear: opposing cart-entry with double-door. Addition on right has
6-pane ground-floor window and dormer above as before. Right return: C20 2-light
6-pane window in gable. Interior: restored brick plinth. Restored timber frame
has tall rectangular panels; unjowelled posts with straight braces down to mid
rail and up to tie-beams; queen-strut roof trusses clasping through purlins;
old rafters with carpenters marks; later raking wind braces at ends. The dated
roof tile was discovered during the course of the restoration work.
Listing NGR: TQ0992166854
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