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Barn 60 Yards North of the West Range of Sissinghurst Castle

A Grade I Listed Building in Cranbrook, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1164 / 51°6'58"N

Longitude: 0.5815 / 0°34'53"E

OS Eastings: 580774

OS Northings: 138400

OS Grid: TQ807384

Mapcode National: GBR PT1.XH3

Mapcode Global: VHJN7.167J

Entry Name: Barn 60 Yards North of the West Range of Sissinghurst Castle

Listing Date: 20 June 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1099119

English Heritage Legacy ID: 168881

Location: Cranbrook, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN17

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Cranbrook & Sissinghurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

CRANBROOK BIDDENDEN ROAD
TQ 83 NW (NORTH SIDE)
Sissinghurst

4/30 Barn 60 yards north
20.6.67 of the west range of
Sissinghurst Castle
GV I

Barn. Early C16 red brick with plain tiled roofs. Tumbled parapets to gables.
Buttresses to wall, 3 each side of centre. Breathers on 3 levels to left of
centre, those to right hidden by lean-to catslide extension. Central pointed-
arched wagon entrance, mirroring that to north, with pentice hood over and
boarded doors. Mid-stray to north. Interior: 5-bays with Queen-post side-
purlin roof and some wind-bracing. Winding hoist attached to beam in roof.
This barn is shown in an engraving of 1760 by James Peak with brick end stacks.
It is attached to a nineteenth century range of outbuildings to left, (this
part not listed).


Listing NGR: TQ8077438400

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