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Latitude: 51.1105 / 51°6'37"N
Longitude: 1.0634 / 1°3'48"E
OS Eastings: 614524
OS Northings: 139044
OS Grid: TR145390
Mapcode National: GBR V05.CNC
Mapcode Global: VHLHD.DC00
Entry Name: Former Barn About 50 Metres West of Postling Court
Listing Date: 7 August 1984
Last Amended: 15 May 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1356186
English Heritage Legacy ID: 175638
Location: Postling, Shepway, Kent, CT21
Civil Parish: Postling
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
TR 13 NW POSTLING THE STREET
Former Barn about
7-8-84 50 m West of
as great barn at
Barn, now 4 houses. C18, re-using a medieval frame. Later C18 addition.
Converted in 1980s. Timber framed, formerly weathboarded, now with
rendered unfilling. Plain tile roof. 8 timber framed bays, added
front and rear; 4.5 bays of a medieval frame, probably re-erected in
C18. South truss partly re-placed and a further 3 timber-framed bays
added to south later in C18. 1½ storeys on brick plinth hipped roof.
An assortment of skylights. Approximately 10 windows. 4 doors;2 towards
centre, one towards each end. 2 rear porches rising from aisle wall,
one gabled, one with jettied canopy on brackets.
Interior: 5 north trusses with gun stock-jowled arcade posts of heavy
scantling, morticed for passing shores and for arch-braces, but truncated
towards bases. Tie-beams not morticed for corresponding braces aisles
now with straight braces from aisle-ties to arcade posts. Face-halved
scarf-joint to arcade plate. Scribed carpenter's marks to arcade posts,
but chiseled marks to backs of same posts, to arcade plates, and to
arcade braces. Posts of south (sixth) truss replaced, but braces marked
in sequence with trusses to north; viz 1 onwards, south to north.
Arcade posts of 3 south bays of smaller scantling, with cut jowls.
Common raffer roof with clasped purlins and ridge-piece throughout.
Listing NGR: TR1460239032
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