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Stables and Barn at Countess Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Amesbury, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1781 / 51°10'41"N

Longitude: -1.7818 / 1°46'54"W

OS Eastings: 415348

OS Northings: 142119

OS Grid: SU153421

Mapcode National: GBR 503.0CC

Mapcode Global: VHB5C.2ND7

Entry Name: Stables and Barn at Countess Farm

Listing Date: 31 December 1974

Last Amended: 10 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1131055

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321344

Location: Amesbury, Wiltshire, SP4

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Amesbury

Built-Up Area: Countess

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Amesbury St Mary and St Melor

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

AMESBURY COUNTESS ROAD
SU 14 SE
(west side)

6/33 Stables and barn at Countess Farm
(formerly listed as outbuildings to
31.12.74 Avondale School)

GV II
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

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