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Oakley House Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Acle, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6324 / 52°37'56"N

Longitude: 1.5481 / 1°32'53"E

OS Eastings: 640196

OS Northings: 309758

OS Grid: TG401097

Mapcode National: GBR XK7.VM2

Mapcode Global: WHMTR.R3D8

Plus Code: 9F43JGJX+W6

Entry Name: Oakley House Barn

Listing Date: 22 April 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068836

English Heritage Legacy ID: 359873

Location: Acle, Broadland, Norfolk, NR13

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: Acle

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Beighton with Moulton

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Description

TG 40 NW
4/10003

ACLE
REEDHAM ROAD
(east side)
Oakley House Barn
II

Stable, now outbuilding. Dated 1758. Later additions and alterations. Red brick in English bond
with reed thatch roof 4-bay range. Single storey. Two blocked doorways beneath segmental
arches, one later doorway beneath a rough segmental arch, one original ventilation loop and,
to right, a C20 garage doorway. This opening incorporates the right-hand reveal of an original
window. Rear has 4 blocked ventilation loops. Left end has 4 ventilation loops and 2 blocked
windows with former segmental arches. The gable contains the limestone datestone inscribed
1758 GRM beneath a tiny segmental arch and, above it, lozenge-shaped honeycomb
ventilation. Gable parapet with tumbling-in and semicircular apex. Similar right end has 6 loops
and shaped owl hole above. The ventilation loops are of distinctive design, each loop forming
an I with serifs and median notches. Interior: Roof of 3 tie-beams with straight braces onto wall
posts with ovolo-moulded terminals. 5 pairs of principal rafters with collars: only the central
truss corresponds to a tie-beam. 2 tiers of wedge-tenoned butt purlins.

Listing NGR: TG4019609758

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