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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
Plus Code: 9F43VC5X+72
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
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Paston Great Barn
Barn. Dated 1581. Coursed Quaternary flint and chert with brick and Lincolnshire Limestone ashlar dressings. Thatched roof.
East side. Two 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 two tiers vertical slits and further slit light at apex. Date plaque 1581.
West side. Three 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 two 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. Three tiers butt purlins and curved windbracing below second tier. Scheduled Ancient Monument, County number 168.
Listing NGR: TG3219034538
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