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Two Barns 120 Metres North-West of Wyke House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Castleton, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9296 / 50°55'46"N

Longitude: -2.5703 / 2°34'13"W

OS Eastings: 360016

OS Northings: 114616

OS Grid: ST600146

Mapcode National: GBR MR.PQMJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 56HN.BGG

Entry Name: Two Barns 120 Metres North-West of Wyke House

Listing Date: 11 July 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304035

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105580

Location: Castleton, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Castleton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Bradford Abbas with Clifton Maybank St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

CASTLETON
WYKE
ST 61 SW
Two Barns 120 metres
9/40 north-west of Wyke
House
11.7.51

- II*
Two Barns in a continuous range. C16. Rubble-stone walls, snecked and coursed.
Stone slate roofs with stone gable-copings. Buttresses to each bay, with two
weatherings per buttress. South-east barn of 11 bays and one end bay beyond
an internal masonry wall, has two square porches with pitched roofs and
weatherboarding. Two-leaf plank doors. Surviving loops. (East elevation).
These are through-entrances without porches on west side. North-west barn
has two opposed square porches, with pitched roofs. Solid wall internally
divides this barn from that to south-east. In last bay before wall, through-
passage entered via doorway, with heavy and chamfered door-frame and cambered
head, C16 or C17. Entrances other than porches, four on the west side, two on
the east side, see RCHM plan. Interior: roof-construction: mid-crucks, some
jointed, some whole, with collar-beams and large arch braces. 3 sets of
through-purlins. 2 sets of wind-bracing. Much of the construction in the
lower barn has been renewed, or re-inforced in C19 and C20.
(RCHM Dorset I, p.70(6), including Plan).


Listing NGR: ST6001614616

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