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Large Granary at Countess Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Amesbury, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.1782 / 51°10'41"N

Longitude: -1.7827 / 1°46'57"W

OS Eastings: 415287

OS Northings: 142129

OS Grid: SU152421

Mapcode National: GBR 503.03N

Mapcode Global: VHB5C.1NX5

Entry Name: Large Granary at Countess Farm

Listing Date: 31 December 1974

Last Amended: 10 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1318488

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321345

Location: Amesbury, Wiltshire, SP4

County: Wiltshire

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

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Listing Text

SU 14 SE
(west side)

6/34 Large granary at Countess Farm
(formerly listed as Outbuildings to
31.12.74 Avondale School)

Large granary, now store for seed, fertilizer and hurdles. 1772.
Timber framed and weatherboarded 9 x 4 staddles, reinforced with
C20 brick piers. Thatched roof. Five bays, with opposed central
doors and second sliding door on west. Paned timber windows at
alternating ends of bays. Raised platforms to west doors, one
removed. Roof half hipped. Interior is lined with horizontal
boarding to 1.3m height. Jowled posts with straight braces to wall
plates and straight tie-beams, main post inscribed 10/1772.
Queen struts and collar. Single tier of purlins with windbraces.
Ridge. Walls have long diagonal braces and bressumers to gable
ends. Trusses numbered from north. One of an important group of
later C18 farm buildings at Countess Farm (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SU1528742129

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