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Barn at Manor Farm, Kingston Deverill

Description: Barn at Manor Farm

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 313387

OS Grid Reference: ST8474937125
OS Grid Coordinates: 384749, 137125
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1332, -2.2193

Location: B3095, Kingston Deverill, Wiltshire BA12 7HE

Locality: Kingston Deverill
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 7HE

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Listing Text

ST 83 NW
(south side)
5/166 Barn at Manor Farm


Barn. Probably C16. Rubble stone plinth c.1.9m high to timber-
framed walls clad with weatherboarding, corrugated iron roof,
formerly thatched. Seven bays, the centre three with base crucks,
the flanking bays aisled. Large raking porch on north side with
double planked doors, early C19 lean-to extensions either side with
Welsh slate roofs, south side has blocked cart entry, stable doors
and shuttered windows, left return has inserted opening with double
planked doors. Unusual arrangement of bays whereby aisle posts
are avoided in the centre bays by the use of two raised base cruck
trusses arch-braced to main collar, clasped purlins are held by
upper collars, curved windbracing to purlins and arcade plates.
The three flanking bays each have two trusses with aisle posts
supporting arcade plates and tie-beams, but raised crucks to sides,
the same arrangement of clasped purlins and two tiers of curved
windbracing is used throughout, together with curved bracing from
aisle posts to tie beams. The east of two cruck trusses has wattle
holes on soffits of collar and bracing; indicating a formerly
closed truss.

Listing NGR: ST8474937125

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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