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Merry Hill Barn with Attached Shelter-Shed and Yard Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbotsbury, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6567 / 50°39'24"N

Longitude: -2.5632 / 2°33'47"W

OS Eastings: 360282

OS Northings: 84266

OS Grid: SY602842

Mapcode National: GBR PV.D9V4

Mapcode Global: FRA 57JB.M6X

Entry Name: Merry Hill Barn with Attached Shelter-Shed and Yard Walls

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118716

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105168

Location: Abbotsbury, West Dorset, Dorset, DT3

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Abbotsbury

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Abbotsbury St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SY 68 SW ABBOTSBURY MERRY HILL

6/49 Merry Hill Barn with
attached Shelter-Shed and
Yard Walls
- II

Barn, Shelter shed and yard walls. C18, restored C20. Rubble-stone walls, with
stone quoins. Thatch roof, half-hipped. Porch entrance on south side with pro-
jecting jambs. No doors. Through-entrance at centre. Roof construction has
original tie-beams with renewed queen-struts. Plank door on each gable end.
Shelter Shed 20 metres south of barn, uses the yard wall as its back wall, and has
rounded corner. Five round oak posts support, front of shed with a scarfed plate,
four square posts inside, half way to back wall. Thatch roof. Attached rubble-
stone walls with vertical coping-stones, join barn to shelter shed, entrance to yard,
then wall curves back to form west side of yard and returns to barn, west gable.


Listing NGR: SY6028284266

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