Description: Barn About 50 Metres North of Chittinghurst
Date Listed: 12 October 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 297110
OS Grid Reference: TQ6154229088
OS Grid Coordinates: 561542, 129088
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0384, 0.3028
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Barn about 50 m north
Barn, probably c.1500. C20 vertical boarding over timber frame. N end
has wattle and daub infill above midrail over horizontal boarding with
raking poles supporting oversailing eaves plate. Hipped roof of corrugated
iron. 4 bays with off centre threshing floor. W elevation has C20 plank
door at W end and full height doorway to threshing bay, S of centre. Interior:
exposed timber frame with wall bracing, midrails and vertical studding.
Jointed and arch-braced wall posts to chamfered tie-beam of four-bay crown-post
roof which has raking side struts to clasped purlins. Three bays to N
of threshing floor are raised, and truss to northern most bay has additional
wall posts with morticing for floor-beam now removed, this, together with
window, of which 4 wood-mullioned lights remain, on east side suggest this
bay was possibly floored originally and may have been used as a dwelling.
Listing NGR: TQ6154229088
Source: English Heritage
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