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Two Barns at the Manor House

A Grade I Listed Building in Old Stratford, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0485 / 52°2'54"N

Longitude: -0.8642 / 0°51'51"W

OS Eastings: 477985

OS Northings: 239514

OS Grid: SP779395

Mapcode National: GBR BYM.JBP

Mapcode Global: VHDSY.YRZY

Entry Name: Two Barns at the Manor House

Listing Date: 1 December 1951

Last Amended: 18 May 1988

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293550

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235319

Location: Old Stratford, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, MK19

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Old Stratford

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Passenham with Old Stratford with Deanshanger

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

OLD STRATFORD PASSENHAM
SP7739
19/82 Two barns at the Manor House
01/12/51 (Formerly listed as Two barns
at the Manor House; north of
Church in Deanshanger C.P.)

GV I

Pair of barns. Early C17; part dated 1626. For Sir Robert Banastre. Coursed
squared limestone, old plain-tile roofs. The larger of the two is approximately
33 metres long. 8 bays with central double opposed doors, that to rear blocked,
with bar stop-chamfered wood lintels and arch-braced collar truss roof.
Arch-braces are stop-chamfered. Crown post and two additional collars to each
truss, 4 tiers of wind-braced purlins, ogee-stop-chamfered wall posts and timber
corbels. Roof has deep projection with struts to eaves and extension wall posts.
3 ventilation slits to left gable end wall and ventilation slits to long side
walls all with bar stop-chamfered wood lintels to inner splays. Pair of 2-light
windows over slits to left gable end and similar window to gable above, all wits
wood lintels. Diagonal off-set buttresses to angles and off-set buttresses
between bays, all with wave-moulded plinths (c.f. those to chancel of Church of
St. Guthlac). Smaller barn stands at right angle to left end to give L-plan and
is approximately 23 metres long. Datestone inscribed 1626 to gable facing road.
8-bays with roof of very similar construction except for having 3 tiers of
purlins. Similar ventilation slits and central double opposed doors. 1-window
link building between right gable end of larger barn and smaller barn of two
storeys and loft has four bar-stop-chamfered bridging beans to each floor and
gabled roof continuing that of larger barn. Door and windows to all floors with
wood lintels. A carriage arch with wood lintel has been blocked; lintel
survives.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire: 1973, p370; O.F. Brown and G.J.
Roberts, Passenham, 1973)


Listing NGR: SP7798539514

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