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Latitude: 51.6791 / 51°40'44"N
Longitude: -1.3004 / 1°18'1"W
OS Eastings: 448466
OS Northings: 198045
OS Grid: SU484980
Mapcode National: GBR 7YJ.N1N
Mapcode Global: VHCY6.D2W4
Entry Name: Barn Approximately 20 Metres North East of the Manor Preparatory School
Listing Date: 9 February 1966
Last Amended: 24 June 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1048303
English Heritage Legacy ID: 249813
Location: St. Helen Without, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX13
District: Vale of White Horse
Civil Parish: St Helen Without
Built-Up Area: Abingdon
Traditional County: Berkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Shippon
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
ST.HELEN WITHOUT FARINGDON ROAD
SU49NE (East side)
8/136 Barn approx. 20m. NE of The
09/02/66 Manor Preparatory School
(Formerly listed as Manor
House, including adjoining
Barn, now gymnasium. C15, for Abingdon Abbey. Coursed limestone rubble with
puplog holes and dressed quoins; old tile roof with stone coping and carved
finials. 5-bay plan with threshing floor in second bay from left. Entries
blocked by C20 door and glazing: timber lintel over smaller blocked entry in
second bay from right. Interior: 5-bay roof with original windbraces to rear
right, and C20 lateral (iron stanchion) and transverse (bolted plates)
strengthening. Raised crucks with arch-braced lower collars, and upper collars
halved into blades; ridge purlin laid on solid yoke; trenched side purlins with
tabled scarf joints. Abingdon Abbey leased the site out to lay tenants in C15.
(J. Fletcher, "Crucks in the West Berkshire and Oxfordshire Region", 0xonensia,
Vol.33 (1968), pp.80-81; V.C.H.: Berkshire, Vol.IV, p.416).
Listing NGR: SU4846698045
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