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Old Timber Barn 15 Metres South West of Smiths

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury, West Sussex

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Latitude: 50.9083 / 50°54'30"N

Longitude: -0.5587 / 0°33'31"W

OS Eastings: 501430

OS Northings: 113085

OS Grid: TQ014130

Mapcode National: GBR FHF.X50

Mapcode Global: FRA 96QP.VJ5

Plus Code: 9C2XWC5R+8G

Entry Name: Old Timber Barn 15 Metres South West of Smiths

Listing Date: 20 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1235164

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425742

ID on this website: 101235164

Location: Bury, Chichester, West Sussex, RH20

County: West Sussex

District: Chichester

Civil Parish: Bury

Built-Up Area: Bury

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Bury St John the Evangelist with Houghton St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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5402 Church Lane (South)

26/12B Old Timber Barn

II GV 15 metres South-West
of Smiths


Barn, originally a hall house, late medieval or first half of C16, altered c18,
timber framed, weatherboarded, corrugated iron roof. Single storey, 3 bay exterior,
part 2 storey, 6 bay evidence in interior. Elevation to farmyard has outshut extension
lean-to to north east, central cart opening, boarded window at left. Gabled roof
with hiplets. Interior: Substantial timber frame survives of 3-cell house with
central hall. Ground sill largely replaced. 4 angle hall posts with jowls, down
braces to mid rails. Intermediate wall posts with some down braces, mid rails
and intermediate bay posts. North gable has upper level square section mullioned
opening , mortice evidence of similar domestic windows in north gable (one), false
gable (two) east wall (3). Central bay possibly originally a hall open to roof,
possibly floored solar at south, unfloored service room at north. No structural
stack evidence, but soot blackening in centre and south bays. 2 main trusses
defining hall have jowled posts, straight and curved struts supporting central
tie beams. Truss at south has 2 queen posts supporting collar,originally closed
above tie beam and possibly up to apex (to close off first floor of solar). 3
intermediate collar trusses, one at each hiplet, one above hall bay roof frame
largely C18, with trenched purlins, many roof rafters replaced or re-used.

Listing NGR: TQ0143013085

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