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Barn at Newland Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Arborfield Cross, Wokingham

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Latitude: 51.3988 / 51°23'55"N

Longitude: -0.9063 / 0°54'22"W

OS Eastings: 476183

OS Northings: 167206

OS Grid: SU761672

Mapcode National: GBR C6H.CP4

Mapcode Global: VHDX7.73RJ

Entry Name: Barn at Newland Farm

Listing Date: 2 August 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031886

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489780

Location: Arborfield and Newland, Wokingham, RG2

County: Wokingham

Civil Parish: Arborfield and Newland

Built-Up Area: Arborfield Cross

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Arborfield

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


1921/0/10017 Barn at Newland Farm


Barn, late-C18. Timber-framed with weather-boarding on brick plinth. Tile roof. 5 bays with central threshing entrance incorporating projecting porch to north, and continuous corrugated iron lean-to to south.

EXTERIOR: South elevation faces farmyard with central opening to barn under projecting corrugated iron roof. East elevation weather-boarded and with half-hipped roof, abutted by cattleshed. North elevation with low roof over aisle to brick plinth. Central projecting hipped-roof porch with plank double doors. West elevation with half-hipped roof and irregular weather-boarding including very wide planks at bottom.

INTERIOR: 5 bay barn aisled to north side. Roof comprises tie beam and collar trusses with curved braces against the principal rafters between the tie beam and collar; these braces also clasp the lower purlin of 2 rows of purlins. Rafters pegged in some stretches, and with ridge board in others. Straight braces from tie beam to wall posts. Each bay with heavier stud to centre and staggered midrail, some bays with straight down bracing. Pair of wind braces to central bay. Arcade posts with curved braces to arcade plate. Arcade post to east carved with initials JM, EW, HS and 1778.

A 5-bay, late-C18 barn with a complete and high quality structure and the added treat of an arcade post signed and dated by the carpenters in 1778. The barn also has group value with the adjacent early-C18 brick stable (q.v.) and early-C19 cattle shed (q.v.), as well as the similar late-C18 barn (q.v.) across the farmyard.

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

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