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Barn at the North West Corner of the Farmstead at Desning Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Gazeley, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2409 / 52°14'27"N

Longitude: 0.5388 / 0°32'19"E

OS Eastings: 573439

OS Northings: 263336

OS Grid: TL734633

Mapcode National: GBR PCF.K1M

Mapcode Global: VHJGL.9Y60

Entry Name: Barn at the North West Corner of the Farmstead at Desning Hall

Listing Date: 26 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037672

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275600

Location: Gazeley, Forest Heath, Suffolk, IP28

County: Suffolk

District: Forest Heath

Civil Parish: Gazeley

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Gazeley All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


Barn at the
corner of the
farmstead at
Desning Hall


Barn, late C14 with fragmentary C13 core. 9 bays, 2 aisles, 2
gabled. midstreys. Timber-framed and weatherboarded. Main roof
asbestos-sheeted, aisle roofs corrugated iron. Substantially-
built barn, but all tie-beam braces and some other members
removed C19 and C20. The original structure consists of: jowled
arcade posts, jowled aisle tie-beams, passing-braces from arcade
post head down to sole plate, straight or slightly curved square-
sectioned arcade braces, arcade plate in short massive sections
with complex splayed scarf joints, square studding at metre
centres, later augmented. The fragmentary core of an earlier
barn survives at about 3 bays from the west end, with straight
notched-lap jointed passing-braces (now gone), a pair from the
arcade post up to the rafters and another from the tie-beam down
to the external walls. Straight arcade braces lap jointed to the
plate. The roof completely rebuilt C20. The building is
associated with the now-vacant moated site of Desning Hall Manor.

Listing NGR: TL7343963336

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