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Stables and Barn at Countess Farm, Amesbury

Description: Stables and Barn at Countess Farm

Grade: II
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

Location: A345, Amesbury, Wiltshire SP4 7AS

Locality: Amesbury
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP4 7AS

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Listing Text

SU 14 SE
(west side)

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

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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