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Mants Barn Including Yard Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Fittleworth, West Sussex

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Latitude: 50.9909 / 50°59'27"N

Longitude: -0.5489 / 0°32'55"W

OS Eastings: 501941

OS Northings: 122278

OS Grid: TQ019222

Mapcode National: GBR GHT.S2Q

Mapcode Global: FRA 96RH.D06

Entry Name: Mants Barn Including Yard Walls

Listing Date: 18 June 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119769

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469323

Location: Fittleworth, Chichester, West Sussex, RH20

County: West Sussex

District: Chichester

Civil Parish: Fittleworth

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Fittleworth St Mary Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text


10/10016 Mants Barn,
including yard walls


Barn and foldyard walls. C18 with C19 outshuts and foldyard wall. Barn timber-framed with weatherboard cladding on rubblestone plinth; outshuts and yard wall of rubble brought to course with brick plinth and quoins. Plain clay tile roof, half-hipped to barn. 3-bay barn with central opposed cart-entries, that at rear lower; outshuts added to outer bays at front under cat-slide roofs; yard walls project forward from outhouses and return to form rectangular foldyard. North front: barn retains original weatherboard inside outshuts; double board doors on old frames with old hinges and latch. Right outshut has door on right; left outshut has door to right return. Yard wall approx one and a half metres high with saddleback stone coping and gateways to each side and to centre of front wall, with re-used old hinges to right-hand wooden gate. Interior of barn: the timber frame survives virtually intact and comprises: sole-plate; mid-rail; wall-plate; tall close-set studs; wall-posts with large jowels, cyma-moulded at cart-entries, and arch braces to wall-plate and tie-beams; queen-post roof trusses with principal rafters; staggered butt purlins; rafters; plank ridge. The west wall-post at the north cart-entry has a base-post with mortice for base-board. Manger inside right outshut. A good-quality traditional Cl 8 barn which with its added outshuts and foldyard reflects changing agricultural practices of the C18 and C19.

Listing NGR: TQ0194122278

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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