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Barn at Maddington Farm, Shrewton

Description: Barn at Maddington Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 319866

OS Grid Reference: SU0662043827
OS Grid Coordinates: 406620, 143827
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1936, -1.9066

Locality: Shrewton
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP3 4JE

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Listing Text

SU 04 SE
(off south side)
3/258 Barn at Maddington Farm
Barn. Circa 1600 with addition of c1700. Flint with stone quoins
and dressings, tiled roof, walls lined with chalk, 2-bay addition
to south in English garden walls bond brick with stone dressings. 5
bays with 2-bay addition to south on same axis. 2-storey, 2-window
east front. Moulded stone plinth, inserted entry to centre, to
left are two 2-light round-arched windows with hoodmoulds and to
right are two the same, addition to left has chamfered square-
headed doorway, two 2-light chamfered recessed mullioned windows.
First floor of left part has moulded string course and two blocked
2-light mullioned windows with inserted doorway to left, main range
has one inserted door at first floor. Right return has two 2-light
round-arched windows with hoodmoulds to first floor, saddleback
coped verges. Rear has blocked square-headed entry; probably
inserted, and no windows. Attached to rear right of later
addition are C20 barns, attached to right return is pair of C19
farm cottages, not of special interest.
Interior has inserted floor of c1800, though replacing an original
floor removed during the C18. Chalk-lined walls. 5-bay roof has
tie-beam and collar with raking struts to principals; the centre
bay has curved wind braces to upper tier of butt purlins. Tudor-
arched doorway on ground and first floors, planked door survives to
ground floor, with strap hinges. Inserted floor has chamfered
beams with runout stops. The grange at Maddington was a grange of
the Benedictine nunnery at Amesbury, founded 980. (Unpublished
records of RCHM (England), Salisbury).

Listing NGR: SU0662043827

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Source: English Heritage

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