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The Oak Barn Approximately 35 Metres to North West of Hound House, Shere

Description: The Oak Barn Approximately 35 Metres to North West of Hound House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 288459

OS Grid Reference: TQ0739844859
OS Grid Coordinates: 507398, 144859
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1929, -0.4644

Location: Hound House Road, Shere, Surrey GU5 9JH

Locality: Shere
Local Authority: Guildford Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU5 9JH

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Listing Text

In the entry for Shere CP Ewhurst Road
Barn to North
west of Hound

The address shall be amended to read: Hound House Road

The Oak Barn approx
35m to north west of
Hound House.

and the description shall be amended to read:

Two barns now one. C17 and early C18 of 2 builds, removed to present site C19,
outshut added C19, reroofed c1980. Timber framed on sandstone rubble and brick
plinths with weatherboard cladding and plain tiled roof. 3:5 bays with rear
outshuts, earlier barn on right, outshut to left barn added. North front: plinth
walls approx 1 metre high, cart entry in bay 4 (left bay of earlier barn) masked
by C20 open shelter (not of special interest). Left barn has roof half hipped
with gablet on left, and was formerly half hipped at right end also. Rear:
opposing cart entry under hipped roof with lower roofed outshuts either side,
that on left having stable door with one window to left and two to right; that
on right open fronted with C19 jowelled posts on brick and stone padstones, the
bays with cambered lintels. Interior: timber frame is of tall rectangular
panels with curved tension braces and straight braces to the beams which support
queen post and queen strut roofs; early principal rafters; some wind braces
remain; rafters mostly replaced. Between bays 3 and 4 the tie beam and collar
have mortices in their soffits to take the studs of the former end wall. The
barns were originally situated approx 40 metres to the north east, flanking a
lane (now the drive). They were removed to their present positions, the later
barn at some time between 1813 and 1843, the earlier barn between 1843 and 1870.
Domestic Building Research Group, Surrey, Report 1981. Ordnance Survey and Tithe Maps.



10/195 Barn to North West
of Hound House


Barn. C17, extended in C18 and re-roofed in C19/C20. Timber framed on
sandstone rubble and brick plinths with weatherboarded cladding and plain
tiled roof, half-hipped to right and stepping down to left. Rectangular.
Eight framed bays. Through entrance to left under corrugated iron flat
roof projection to front and hipped roof to rear.

Interior: Queen post and queen strut roofs with diagonal bracing to frame.

Included for group value only.

Listing NGR: TQ0739844859

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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