Description: Stables and Barn at Countess Farm
Date Listed: 31 December 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 321344
OS Grid Reference: SU1534842118
OS Grid Coordinates: 415348, 142118
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1781, -1.7818
AMESBURY COUNTESS ROAD
SU 14 SE
6/33 Stables and barn at Countess Farm
(formerly listed as outbuildings to
31.12.74 Avondale School)
Stables and barn to south of farmhouse. Barn 1772, for J. or I.
Osgood. Stables of brick with thatched roof. Barn timber framed
on brick sills, weatherboarded and thatched roof. Stables are of 4
bays, the bay nearest house a cartshed, and tackroom adjacent,
before stables, with loft over. Central door to stables, with
hinged ventilated openings either side. Interior altered, now 3
double bays with continuous manger. No feed drop. Barn is of 5
bays, with a central cartway and added midstrey on west side. Roof
half hipped but midstrey hipped. Interior has jowled posts with
straight braces to straight tie-beams, queen struts, collar and
single tier purlins with straight wind braces. No wall bressumers.
Trusses elaborately numbered from south and south post to midstrey
opening inscribed with name and date. One of an important group of
later C18 farm buildings at Countess Farm (q.v.).
Listing NGR: SU1534842118
Source: English Heritage
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