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Latitude: 52.8582 / 52°51'29"N
Longitude: 1.4476 / 1°26'51"E
OS Eastings: 632190
OS Northings: 334538
OS Grid: TG321345
Mapcode National: GBR XGD.SXJ
Mapcode Global: WHMSK.6FK5
Entry Name: Paston Great Barn
Listing Date: 16 April 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1306240
English Heritage Legacy ID: 224294
Location: Paston, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR28
District: North Norfolk
Civil Parish: Paston
Traditional County: Norfolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk
Church of England Parish: Paston St Margaret
Church of England Diocese: Norwich
PASTON BACTON ROAD
TG 33 SH
4/80 Paston Great Barn
Barn. Dated 1581. Coursed flint with brick and ashlar dressings. Thatched
roof. East side. 2 full height double doors symmetrically placed flanked
by slated stepped buttresses. Further stepped buttresses at intervals. Slit
lights to flanks, the lower halves blocked. Gabled roof. North gable wall
with 2 tiers vertical slits and further slit light at apex. Date plaque 1581.
West side. 3 stepped buttresses and doors opposite the eastern entrances.
Slit lights as before. Later flint and brick engine house built against wall
with hipped thatched roof. Over south door a plaque bearing inscription :
THE BILDING OF THIS BEARNE IS Bl SIR W PASTON KNIGHTE (sic). South gable
with 2 tiers ventilation slits and further light in apex. Interior.
Ventilation slits splayed on interior. Magnificent roof of alternating tie
beam and hammerbeam trusses, all on arched braces dropping to wall posts on
timber corbels. Queen struts rise to principals and are linked to collars
by arched braces. Subsidiary collars above. 3 tiers butt purlins and curved
windbracing below second tier. Scheduled Ancient Monument, County number
Listing NGR: TG3219034538
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