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Barn at Finches Farm, in Yard 80 Metres South East of Farmhouse, Baydon

Description: Barn at Finches Farm, in Yard 80 Metres South East of Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 310565

OS Grid Reference: SU2857078046
OS Grid Coordinates: 428570, 178046
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5006, -1.5898

Location: Finches Lane, Baydon, Wiltshire SN8 2JL

Locality: Baydon
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN8 2JL

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Listing Text


2/106 Barn at Finches Farm, in yard
80m south-east of farmhouse


Corn barn. C17. Flint and stone low walls. Timber framed with
corrugated iron replacing thatch c1950. 6 bays, aisled both sides
and hipped midstrey. Jowelled posts with braces to slightly
cambered ties. Raking strut and collar trusses supporting 2 tiers
of purlins with windbraces. Roof hipped over last bay both ends.
The farm (not included) is said to have been bought for the nephew
of Sir Isaac Newton. Contents of the house are described in a
probate inventory of 1669.

Listing NGR: SU2857078046

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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