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Barn and Attached Cowhouse Approximately 30 Metres to East of Butts Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Churt, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.1343 / 51°8'3"N

Longitude: -0.7745 / 0°46'28"W

OS Eastings: 485844

OS Northings: 137936

OS Grid: SU858379

Mapcode National: GBR DC3.WHQ

Mapcode Global: VHDYG.JRFB

Plus Code: 9C3X46MG+P6

Entry Name: Barn and Attached Cowhouse Approximately 30 Metres to East of Butts Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253060

English Heritage Legacy ID: 436192

Location: Churt, Waverley, Surrey, GU10

County: Surrey

Civil Parish: Churt

Built-Up Area: Churt

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Churt

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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(South side)

3/56 Barn and attached cowhouse
approx 30 metres to east
of Butts Farmhouse


The entry shall be amended to read:

(South side)

7/56 Barn and attached cowhouse
approx 30 metres to east
of Butts Farmhouse



The following building shall be added to the list:

(South side)
3/56 Churt

Barn and attached
cowhouse approx 30
metres to east of
Butts Farmhouse

Barn and attached cowhouse. Early C18 barn with addition of 1755, cowhouse
range late C18 and C19 of different builds all with later C19 alterations.
Rubblestone and timber-framed with weatherboard cladding, Welsh slate roofs.
L-shaped plan barn forming east-west range and cowhouse the north-south range.
Barn : 5 bays, the west bay added, with single aisle, on north side.
Rubblestone plinth and west end wall which has brick-dressed slit vents and
weatherboard gable. Central opposing cart-entries with double board doors,
that on north side in gabled midstrey; opposing stable doors at west end and
another at east end on north side. Small door to east end wall. Roof hipped
at east end. Interior: frame survives well, of large scantling timbers,
including sole plate, mid rail, and wall plate with angle braces from posts;
jowelled posts braced to the tie beams (some braces curved); queen strut roof
trusses with clasped through purlins, coupled rafters, no ridge-piece, later
additional rafters. Mortices in posts and soffit of tie beam of west truss
indicate position of former end wall; the added bay beyond has wall-plate
inscribed "I.R. Fecit 1755". Stalls in west end. Cowhouse range: built up
from south (barn) end. 4 bays with side outshut at north end and aisle on
east side. Rubblestone plinth with brick dressings. Side outshut has doorway
on left; bay 1 former cowhouse, has board stable door on right to through
passage; bay 2 has wide board door to through passage; bays 3 and 4
open-fronted with post between them on brick plinth and straight-braced to
wall plate; roof--half-hipped at left end. Interior: bay 1 has cobble floor to
through-passage and stalls for 6 cows with wood partitions, mangers with
tethering rings and feeding rack; bay 2 through-passage has weatherboard
partition walls, with board door into bay 1; bays 3 and 4 have continuous
wood manger on north and east sides and 2 queen strut trusses.

In state of disrepair at time of inspection. The C19 cowhouse fittings are a
rare survival.

Listing NGR: SU8584437936

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