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Barn Approximately 40 Metres West South West of Great Walley Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Fairstead, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8336 / 51°50'0"N

Longitude: 0.5559 / 0°33'21"E

OS Eastings: 576203

OS Northings: 218086

OS Grid: TL762180

Mapcode National: GBR PJ9.WYN

Mapcode Global: VHJJQ.L58P

Entry Name: Barn Approximately 40 Metres West South West of Great Walley Hall

Listing Date: 21 December 1967

Last Amended: 13 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1337818

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115357

Location: Fairstead, Braintree, Essex, CM3

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Fairstead

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Fairstead St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


2/3 Barn approx. 40 metres
4.60 south-west of Great
Walley Hall, (formerly
21.12.67 listed as Barn at Great
Walley Hall, NW of


Barn. C15, altered in C20. Timber framed, weatherboarded, roofed with
corrugated iron. 5 bays aligned N-S with 2 aisles, and midstrey to E. Small
outshut at N end. Roof hipped at S end, hipped with gablet at N end, forming a
catslide over the outshut. Roof of midstrey forms a lean-to of the main roof.
Jowled arcade posts and wallposts, heavy studding with curved braces trenched to
the outside, edge-halved and bridled scarfs in arcade plates, arched braces to
tiebeams and arcade plates. Crownpost roof with axial bracing, retaining the
structure of an original gablet hip at both ends, but at the N end rafters
replaced in softwood now eliminate the gablet externally. The midstrey is a C17
addition and originally had a pitched roof, but it has been re-roofed as a
lean-to, probably at the same time that the thatch (recorded in 1960) was
replaced by corrugated iron. RCHM 8.

Listing NGR: TL7620318086

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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