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Description: Barn Approximately 50 Metres North of Need Farmhouse
Date Listed: 14 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 299754
OS Grid Reference: TQ1850820438
OS Grid Coordinates: 518508, 120438
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9712, -0.3135
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TQ 12 SE WEST GRINSTEAD Barn approximately 50 metres
north of Need Farmhouse
Barn C16 origin altered mid to late C18 Timberframed barn of 5 bays with aisle to south.
Exterior clad in weatherboarding on red brick plinth. Steeply pitched hipped old tiled
roof hipped to east and half hipped to west. Central cart doors to north side and 4
fixed wooden casements. South side has cemented plinth 2 wooden casements and 2 small
doors. East side has 2 fixed 6 pane casements The end bay to the west has late C16
jowled posts, intermediate post, mid rail and curved tension braces. A C19 vertical
plank partition separates this from the rest, the other 4 bays have some C16 jowled
posts, some C18 posts with cut profile and some with almost no jowl. Angled queen strut
roof with through purlins and no ridge-piece. Wall frame has mid rail and diagonal
tension braces. Floor inserted in 4th bay in C19. Aisle has 2 diagonal braces supporting
each tie beam. Many upright posts are reused and the aisle posts are on brick padstones
Aisle has C19 partitions and softwood wall frame. Reused timbers have been used for
purlins and rafters.
Listing NGR: TQ1850820438
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Source: English Heritage
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