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Barn 100 Metres South West of Abbey Farmhouse with Detached Gable 10 Metres to North*

A Grade II* Listed Building in West Acre, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.7039 / 52°42'13"N

Longitude: 0.6335 / 0°38'0"E

OS Eastings: 578030

OS Northings: 315051

OS Grid: TF780150

Mapcode National: GBR Q78.JZ3

Mapcode Global: WHKQN.P9WH

Entry Name: Barn 100 Metres South West of Abbey Farmhouse with Detached Gable 10 Metres to North*

Listing Date: 19 October 1951

Last Amended: 13 April 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1171759

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221918

Location: West Acre, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE32

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: West Acre

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: West Acre All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TF 7815

CHURCH GREEN (south side)
Barn 100 metres south-
west of Abbey Farmhouse
with detached gable
10 metres to north.
(Formerly listed as
Priory Gatehouse and
remains in Abbey Farm


Barn. Late medieval. Flint, stone dressings, slate roof. 2 3-stead barns built
end to end, formerly extending to now detached north gable. West face has
2 massive stone faced buttresses with set offs. Stone dressed ventilation
slits. 2 cart entrances with in-situ stone jambs, C19 brick arched head at
north, wooden lintel at south. Detached former north gable has 2 buttresses
with set offs. South gable has angle quoins and 2 buttresses with set offs.
C19 Queen post strut roof. Some detached tie-beams resting on wall plate with
wall posts and struts surviving from an earlier roof. Perhaps part of former
west or farm court of the Priory of St. Mary and All Saints. Scheduled Ancient
Monument, County Number 170. See F.H. Fairweather and H.L. Bradfer-Lawrence
'The Priory ... Westacre' Norfolk Archaeology XXIII, 1929, pp. 359-394.

Listing NGR: TF7803015051

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