Listed Building: BARN AT ST BARTHOLOMEW'S PRIORY FARM (275914)

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Grade II*
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Volume/Map/Item 275914
Date assigned 26 October 1971
Date last amended

Description

1/139 In the entry for: Barn of St Bartholomew's Priory Farm The address shall be amended to read: ST BARTHOLOMEW'S LANE Barn at St Bartholomew's Priory Farm The grade shall be upgraded to 11* the building shall be included for Group Value (GV), the description shall be amended to read:- Barn. C14 with C17 alterations. Weatherboard over timber frame; hipped reed thatch roof. Aisled 6-bay plan with 2 threshing floors. Roof swept over two sets of C19/2O plank double doors breaking eaves line; hipped roof continued over additional cart bay to left. Interior: studded wall framing; reversed assembly to wall plates, curved bracing from sole plate to aisle post, passing braces from outer aisle posts to tie beam halved through jowled aisle tie beams and jowled aisle posts which are braced to tie beams; C17 clasped-purlin roof. Noted as one of the finest medieval barns in Suffolk. Built for Westminster Abbey, who owned the grange from 1115 to 1538. (P Aitken, "Aisled Barns in Suffolk", Journa1 of the Historic Farm Buildings Group, Vol 3 (1989) pp 62-3,70). 1. Barn of St Bartholomew's 1692 Priory Farm TY 84 SE 1/139 II 2. C17 timber-framed weatherboarded barn with 6 aisled bays. Thatched. 2 waggon entrances on 1 side. Listing NGR: TL8715942790

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Grid reference TL 87159 42790 (point)
Map sheet TL84SE

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Jul 24 2012 1:38PM

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