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Large Barn at Countess Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Amesbury, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.1784 / 51°10'42"N

Longitude: -1.7824 / 1°46'56"W

OS Eastings: 415306

OS Northings: 142149

OS Grid: SU153421

Mapcode National: GBR 503.05S

Mapcode Global: VHB5C.2N20

Entry Name: Large Barn at Countess Farm

Listing Date: 31 December 1974

Last Amended: 10 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1131056

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321346

Location: Amesbury, Wiltshire, SP4

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Amesbury

Built-Up Area: Countess

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Amesbury St Mary and St Melor

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SU 14 SE
(west side)

6/35 Large Barn at Countess Farm
formerly listed as Outbuildings to
31.12.74 Avon School)

Barn, now farm equipment store. Later C18. Timber framed on brick
sills, weatherboarded, and plain tiled roof. Seven bays, with
central cartway and midstrey on south side. Lean-to sheds added
either side, and to east gable end. Irregular paned windows. C20
machinery access doors in west gable. Interior has jowled posts
with straight braces to wall plate and straight chamfered tie-
beams. Queen struts and collar. Single tier of purlins with wind
braces. Ridge. Horizontal struts between purlins at mid-bay
point. No wall bressumers. Trusses number from west, ticked on
north side. Roof half hipped. Graffiti on wall post read: TS
178(?)1, WF 1796, WT 1822, and 1842. One of an important group
of later C18 farm buildings at Countess Farm (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SU1530642149

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

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