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Barn to North East of Great Tomkyns

A Grade II* Listed Building in Harold Wood, London

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Latitude: 51.5836 / 51°35'0"N

Longitude: 0.2601 / 0°15'36"E

OS Eastings: 556685

OS Northings: 189611

OS Grid: TQ566896

Mapcode National: GBR W1.XZB

Mapcode Global: VHHN8.GGCC

Entry Name: Barn to North East of Great Tomkyns

Listing Date: 7 January 1955

Last Amended: 14 September 1979

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1358527

English Heritage Legacy ID: 201662

Location: Havering, London, RM14

County: London

District: Havering

Electoral Ward/Division: Harold Wood

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Harold Wood St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 11/12/2012

TQ 58 NE 13/2A

(Formerly Bird Lane)
Barn to north-east of Great Tomkyns


Barn. Probably late C13 or C14, repaired and given porch in
about 1727. Timber-frame, weatherboarded but with traces of
original wattle and daub infil. Hipped thatch roof almost
reaching ground level. Three bays, with aisles and single
entrance opening into the east side of the central bay, in
line with the arcade posts. Arcade posts with well-cut jowled
heads and braces, passing braces to aisles and collar rafter
roof. Walling with regularly spaced studs and mid rail.
This barn is important as a very complete and well-documented
example of a barn with a pattern of carpenters' marks which
follow a circuit round the building instead of the more common
method of numbering each cross frame. The barn displays a
variety of unusual and archaic features, including
through-splayed and tabled scarf joints, and a reversal in the
position of the aisle wall plates relative to the aisle tie
Vernacular Architecture, vol. 24, 1993

Listing NGR: TQ5668589611

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