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Barn 50 Metres East of Castle Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Offton, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1029 / 52°6'10"N

Longitude: 1.0147 / 1°0'52"E

OS Eastings: 606565

OS Northings: 249239

OS Grid: TM065492

Mapcode National: GBR SKS.5CP

Mapcode Global: VHKF2.JDSR

Plus Code: 9F434237+5V

Entry Name: Barn 50 Metres East of Castle Farmhouse

Listing Date: 24 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1251594

English Heritage Legacy ID: 434303

ID on this website: 101251594

Location: Offton, Mid Suffolk, IP8

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Offton

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Offton with Bricett

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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TM 04 NE
6/144 Barn 50m east of Castle
- Farmhouse
- II
Barn, early C16 with alterations of lace C16 and c.1800. 5 bays. Timber-
framed and weatherboarded. Asbestos-sheeted roof, probably once thatched. A
gabled midstrey was added to the centre bay on the east side c.1800. Heavy
C16 studwork with long arched windbraces of convex curvature; originally,
walls were infilled with wattle and daub. The C16 crownpost system is
complete, with rectangular posts, 2-way braced. The roof was originally
hipped; the alterations at either end incorporate clasped-purlins. Tie-beams
were formerly arch-braced, except at the southernmost bay; here is a small
original side door, and evidence for a loft and/or a partition suggests a
former stable or cowhouse. A further bay was added to the north end c.1600,
and repairs at both ends of c.1800. The barn stands 30m north of the moated
site of Offton Castle (Scheduled Ancient Monument No.57).

Listing NGR: TM0656549239

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