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Barn with Attatched Stable and Shelter Sheds at Garstons Farm, Capel

Description: Barn with Attatched Stable and Shelter Sheds at Garstons Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 September 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 290376

OS Grid Reference: TQ1810743387
OS Grid Coordinates: 518107, 143387
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1775, -0.3117

Location: Henfold Dr, Capel, Surrey RH5 4QS

Locality: Capel
Local Authority: Mole Valley District Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: RH5 4QS

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:

TQ 14 SE
(south side)
8/250 Barn with attached stable
and shelter sheds at
Garstons Farm


Barn with attached stable and 2 attached shelter sheds. Barn probably early
C18 re-using some earlier timbers with C19 rear and side outshut additions;
stable early C19; shelter sheds mid C19. Timber-framed with weatherboard cladd-
ing and rubblestone and brick plinths; plain tile roofs. 3-bay barn with out-
shut additions on right side and to rear right; lower 2-bay stable on left;
lower shelter sheds to right, of 4 bays, and projecting to front left, of 5
bays. Barn has central carty entry with double board door; later 2-light window
and board door to right, later board door with window over to left; and board
door to outshut. Stable-door to stable. Shelter sheds have posts on brick
pad-stones with arched braces to eaves plate, right-hand shelter-shed with
later brick infilling and cladding posts. Rear: barn has rubblestone plinth,
the added outshut and stable brick plinths; barn has low opposing cart-entry;
stable has 2 later windows. Left return: shelter-shed roof has decorative
'V' and fishscale tile bands. Interior: barn: reused jowelled wall posts flank
rear cart entrance and formerly-jowelled wall posts flank front cart-entry
other wall posts unjowelled; large-panelled framing, mostly with later infill
studs, the left-hand wall C19; braces, mostly arched, from wall post to wall
plate and tie-beams; curved queen struts clasp through purlins; old rafters.
Stable: framing has close-set studs; collared roof truss; plank wind braces.
Shelter sheds: queen-strut roof trusses clasping through purlins; ridge-pieces.

Listing NGR: TQ1810743387

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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