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Barn and Engine House at Newland Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Arborfield Cross, Wokingham

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Latitude: 51.3986 / 51°23'54"N

Longitude: -0.906 / 0°54'21"W

OS Eastings: 476204

OS Northings: 167186

OS Grid: SU762671

Mapcode National: GBR C6H.CRD

Mapcode Global: VHDX7.73XN

Entry Name: Barn and Engine House at Newland Farm

Listing Date: 2 August 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031888

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489782

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


1921/0/10019 Barn and engine house at Newland Farm


Barn and attached horse engine house, late-C18. Timber-framed with weather-boarding on brick plinth. Tile roof. Barn of 5 bays with central entrance with 2-bay square engine house attached to southwest corner.

EXTERIOR: North elevation faces farmyard with double doors to central bay of barn and brick plinth deeper to east end that accommodates slope. East elevation weather-boarded with half-hipped roof and deep brick plinth. South elevation with double doors to central bay and deeper plinth to east end. To left, projecting engine house with hipped tile roof. Framed walls engine house filled in brick and covered in corrugated metal sheeting.

INTERIOR: 5 bay barn. Roof comprises Queen post roof with collar, additional pair of raking struts, and arched braces to wall posts. Cross bracing at each bay to walls. Inserted loft to east end with weather-boarded enclosure, and inserted floor to west end. Attached engine house with single purlin hipped roof. Pair of curved braces to each corner and central wall post. Central beam retains part of housing for central horse-powered corn grinding machine.

A 5-bay, late-C18 barn with attached horse engine house, both mostly complete and well built, and with group value with the early-C18 brick stable (q.v.), early-C19 cattle shed (q.v.), as well as the similar late-C18 barn (q.v.) across the farmyard.

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