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Barn About 50 Metres North of Chittinghurst, Wadhurst

Description: Barn About 50 Metres North of Chittinghurst

Grade: II*
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

Location: Wadhurst, East Sussex TN5 6PA

Locality: Wadhurst
Local Authority: Wealden District Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: TN5 6PA

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Listing Text

TQ 62 NW
Barn about 50 m north
of Chittinghurst
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

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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