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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1131055
English Heritage Legacy ID: 321344
Location: Amesbury, Wiltshire, SP4
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
AMESBURY COUNTESS ROAD
SU 14 SE
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
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