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Cruck Barn Approximately 40 Metres East of Bayllols Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in Harwell, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6011 / 51°36'3"N

Longitude: -1.2905 / 1°17'25"W

OS Eastings: 449236

OS Northings: 189372

OS Grid: SU492893

Mapcode National: GBR 7ZH.JKH

Mapcode Global: VHCYL.L03Y

Entry Name: Cruck Barn Approximately 40 Metres East of Bayllols Manor

Listing Date: 24 November 1966

Last Amended: 5 May 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048206

English Heritage Legacy ID: 249983

Location: Harwell, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX11

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Harwell

Built-Up Area: Harwell

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 31/08/2012


(West side)
Cruck barn approx. 40 metres E of Bayllols Manor

(Formerly listed as Cruck barn approx. 40 metres E of King's Manor)

(Formerly listed as: Barn on south side of Talbot's Lane at Middle Farm)


Barn. c.1365 with later alterations. Coursed stone rubble plinth with red brick
to top; weatherboarding on timber-framing; old plain-tile roof, half-hipped to
right. 4-bay range, probably truncated from 6-bay range. Plank double doors to
left and opposing plank double doors to rear. Interior: 4 bays of arch-braced
base cruck construction with 2 rows of windbraces. History: the farmstead was
owned by the Bayllol (or Baillol) family from c.1200-1350. The Brounz family
owned it from c.1350-1484, The far&stead was bought by William Waynflete, Bishop
of Winchester in 1484.
(Crucks in the West Berkshire and Oxford Region, by J. Fletcher in Oxoniensia,
Vol 33, 1968, p71-88); Three Medieval Farmhouses in Harwell, by J.M. Fletcher in
Berkshire Archaeological Journal, Vol 62, 1965, p45-69)

Listing NGR: SU4923689372

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