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Barn 30 Metres North West of Roydon Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Creeting St. Peter or West Creeting, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1854 / 52°11'7"N

Longitude: 1.0481 / 1°2'53"E

OS Eastings: 608464

OS Northings: 258506

OS Grid: TM084585

Mapcode National: GBR TL0.V3M

Mapcode Global: VHLB5.3BXJ

Entry Name: Barn 30 Metres North West of Roydon Hall

Listing Date: 9 December 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1284584

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279328

Location: Creeting St. Peter or West Creeting, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP6

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Creeting St. Peter or West Cre

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Creeting St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

CREETING ST. PETER WILLOW GREEN
TM 05 NE
4/79 Barn, 30m north-west of
-
9-12-55 Roydon Hall
GV II*

Barn, mid C16. 10 bays, of which the south-easternmost 3 were originally
floored over and designed as stabling with a loft above (one bay was united
with the barn in C18/C19). Timber-framed and weatherboarded. Plaintiled
roof. Original doorways at bays 5 and 9 on the south-west side have sets of 4
C19/C20 boarded doors. Flanking these openings, and at each corner of the
building, are external buttress-shafts with simple capitals, carved on the
principal posts. Good quality close-studding with arched wind-braces. A fine
and unusual roof of raised-aisled form, with 2 tiers of queen-posts at each
truss; at the lower tier a pair of queen-posts stand upon an arch-braced tie-
beam, the posts being jowled and arch-braced to straight collars and square-
set purlins. All the main components are chamfered, and stopped at
intersections. The complexity of the roof structure arises from the unusually
wide span of the barn. The rafter feet retain original moulded sprockets.
The upper floor over the stable has massive unchamfered joists and is integral
with the remainder of the building.


Listing NGR: TM0846458506

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