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Flint Barn at Downley Farm on the East Side of Farmyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Downley, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.65 / 51°38'59"N

Longitude: -0.7768 / 0°46'36"W

OS Eastings: 484721

OS Northings: 195281

OS Grid: SU847952

Mapcode National: GBR D4X.GFV

Mapcode Global: VHDVY.HS5J

Plus Code: 9C3XJ6XF+X7

Entry Name: Flint Barn at Downley Farm on the East Side of Farmyard

Listing Date: 25 October 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1125619

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46878

Location: Downley, Buckinghamshire, HP13

County: Buckinghamshire

Civil Parish: Downley

Built-Up Area: High Wycombe

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: High Wycombe Saint Mary and Saint George

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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(West Side, off)
Flint Barn at Downley
Farm on the East Side
of farmyard


Barn. Probably late C18, with later addition, for the Dashwood Estate. Flint with
brick bands, pilaster strips, quoins and quoined surrounds. Addition of
weatherboard on brick plinth. Plain tile roof, half-hipped at north end. 5 bays
with 2-way addition at south end. Central opposed cart-entries with board doors,
that on east side in gabled, weatherboard, midstray; that on west (yard) side having
stable door to left and wide blocked entrance on right. Two tiers of slit vents.
West (yard) elevation of addition has stable door flanked by small-pane windows with
2 boarded-up openings above. Interior: from tile beams curved principal rafters
rise to collars; 2 tiers of clasped through purlins; intermediate collars; old
rafters; no ridge-piece; roof originally ½-hipped also at south end where the gable
was of weatherboard with hatch below. Important building in the farmyard group, of
which the farmhouse (qv West Wycombe Rural CP) is dated 1819.

Listing NGR: SU8472195281

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