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Barn About 50 Metres North of Chittinghurst

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wadhurst, East Sussex

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Latitude: 51.0384 / 51°2'18"N

Longitude: 0.3028 / 0°18'9"E

OS Eastings: 561542

OS Northings: 129088

OS Grid: TQ615290

Mapcode National: GBR MQZ.Z80

Mapcode Global: FRA C6JC.MSR

Entry Name: Barn About 50 Metres North of Chittinghurst

Listing Date: 12 October 1989

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1027956

English Heritage Legacy ID: 297110

Location: Wadhurst, Wealden, East Sussex, TN5

County: East Sussex

District: Wealden

Civil Parish: Wadhurst

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Tidebrook St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

TQ 62 NW
Barn about 50 m north
of Chittinghurst
Barn, probably c.1500. C20 vertical boarding over timber frame. N end
has wattle and daub infill above midrail over horizontal boarding with
raking poles supporting oversailing eaves plate. Hipped roof of corrugated
iron. 4 bays with off centre threshing floor. W elevation has C20 plank
door at W end and full height doorway to threshing bay, S of centre. Interior:
exposed timber frame with wall bracing, midrails and vertical studding.
Jointed and arch-braced wall posts to chamfered tie-beam of four-bay crown-post
roof which has raking side struts to clasped purlins. Three bays to N
of threshing floor are raised, and truss to northern most bay has additional
wall posts with morticing for floor-beam now removed, this, together with
window, of which 4 wood-mullioned lights remain, on east side suggest this
bay was possibly floored originally and may have been used as a dwelling.

Listing NGR: TQ6154229088

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

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