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Barn Approximately 20 Metres North East of the Manor Preparatory School

A Grade II* Listed Building in St Helen Without, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6791 / 51°40'44"N

Longitude: -1.3004 / 1°18'1"W

OS Eastings: 448466

OS Northings: 198045

OS Grid: SU484980

Mapcode National: GBR 7YJ.N1N

Mapcode Global: VHCY6.D2W4

Entry Name: Barn Approximately 20 Metres North East of the Manor Preparatory School

Listing Date: 9 February 1966

Last Amended: 24 June 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048303

English Heritage Legacy ID: 249813

Location: St. Helen Without, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX13

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: St Helen Without

Built-Up Area: Abingdon

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Shippon

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU49NE (East side)
8/136 Barn approx. 20m. NE of The
09/02/66 Manor Preparatory School
(Formerly listed as Manor
House, including adjoining
Barn, now gymnasium. C15, for Abingdon Abbey. Coursed limestone rubble with
puplog holes and dressed quoins; old tile roof with stone coping and carved
finials. 5-bay plan with threshing floor in second bay from left. Entries
blocked by C20 door and glazing: timber lintel over smaller blocked entry in
second bay from right. Interior: 5-bay roof with original windbraces to rear
right, and C20 lateral (iron stanchion) and transverse (bolted plates)
strengthening. Raised crucks with arch-braced lower collars, and upper collars
halved into blades; ridge purlin laid on solid yoke; trenched side purlins with
tabled scarf joints. Abingdon Abbey leased the site out to lay tenants in C15.
(J. Fletcher, "Crucks in the West Berkshire and Oxfordshire Region", 0xonensia,
Vol.33 (1968), pp.80-81; V.C.H.: Berkshire, Vol.IV, p.416).

Listing NGR: SU4846698045

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