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Barn 70 Metres East North East of Park Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5241 / 52°31'26"N

Longitude: 1.69 / 1°41'23"E

OS Eastings: 650407

OS Northings: 298202

OS Grid: TM504982

Mapcode National: GBR YSC.N32

Mapcode Global: VHM67.7TRD

Entry Name: Barn 70 Metres East North East of Park Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 January 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1284051

English Heritage Legacy ID: 282397

Location: Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet, Waveney, Suffolk, NR32

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney

Civil Parish: Somerleyton, Ashby and Herring

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Somerleyton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

SOMERLEYTON GREEN LANE
TM 59 NW
2/46 Barn 70m east north east
of Park Farmhouse
GV II*
Barn. C16. Timber framed, clad in tarred weatherboarding, with a half-hipped
thatched roof. Against the west wall a corrugated iron lean-to addition. 8
bays, the original cart entrances probably placed in the third bay from each
end. The wall frame is largely intact, with full-height oak studs and cranked
arched-bracing. The framing in the 3 north west bays has been removed. Most
of the original braces to the tie beams are missing. Fine roof with 2 tiers of
queen- posts. At both levels the queen-posts are square, with jowled heads;
there are cranked arched braces to both sets of purlins and similar braces to
the collars at the lower level only. This roof is a remarkably complete
example of a rare type (cf. a barn at Rook Hall, Eye), hence Grade II*.


Listing NGR: TM5040798202

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